The Punishment for Offering Pornographic Contents

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 , 16:00:00 WIB - Legal Tips

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JAKARTA, GRES.NEWS – In the Indonesian law, pornographic services are shows provided by an individual or business entitity and presented through direct show, cable television, terrestrial television, radio, telephone, the Internet and other means of communication, and through newspapers, magazines and other print media.

Providing pornographic services is forbidden based on Article 4 Paragraph (2) of Law No.44/2008 on Pornography, which states every person is forbidden to provide pornographic services that present explicit nudity or views that give nudity impression, exploit or show sexual activities or offer or advertise, either directly or indirectly, sexual services.

The punishment for providing pornographic services is a minimum of six (6) months in prison and a maximum of 6 (six) months in prison, and a minimum fine of Rp250,000,000 and a maximum fine of Rp3,000,000,000.