Joint Decree on ITE Law Guidelines to be Signed Tomorrow

The government has said that it has finished the draft of a joint decree (SKB) that guides the execution of Legislation Number 11 of 2008 regarding Information and Digital Transactions ( UU ITE ).

Head of Sub-Team I for the research of the ITE Law, Henri Subiakto, stated that the SKB about the interpretation and execution of this ITE Law is intended to be signed up on Wednesday (16/6) tomorrow. The SKB will probably be signed with the Minister of Communication and Information, the National Police Chief, and the Attorney General.

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He said the signing could be completed from the presence of the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs (Menko Polhukam) Mahfud MD.

“God willing, tomorrow afternoon at about 10.30 WIB in the front of the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs and nothing goes wrong. When it’s been created, it’s been signed by the Chief of Police, signed by the Attorney General, and it applies to law enforcers, the way to interpret it,” Henri told reporters. In the Parliament Sophisticated, Senayan, Jakarta, Tuesday (15/6).


He clarified that the guidelines had been created while awaiting the ITE Law to be revised from the DPR along with the authorities. He knows the practice of revising the ITE Law from the DPR will have quite a while.

Henri reported that the guidelines weren’t in the kind of legislation, but instead a sort of pocket publication for law enforcers in executing the ITE Law.

Afterward, the SKB will probably be applied as a principle for law enforcement officers to manage instances of violations of this Electronic and Information Transactions Legislation or the ITE Law.

According to him, the guidelines will only have lots of posts that are considered rubberized, including Article 27 paragraph 1 seeing porn or offenses of decency, Article 27 paragraph 2 regarding betting, Article 27 paragraph 3 regarding insults and defamation, and Article 27 paragraph 4 regarding threats and dangers and blackmail.

Additionally, Article 28 paragraph 2 about the dissemination of advice for hate that leads to hatred will also be found in the guidelines.

“The guidelines are just for pocket publication handles, so that they do not translate wildly here and there. Currently, later this rule will be signed in the Kind of a combined degree in the National Police Chief, Attorney General, and the Minister of Communication and Information. To not translate wildly here and there,” he explained.

Mahfud formerly demonstrated that President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) plans to reevaluate an omnibus law that summarizes all things about information and digital transactions. The strategy was hauled by Jokowi at a cabinet meeting to discuss a detailed revision of this ITE Law.

“The President’s directive, we’ll create an omnibus law after for all that. Now we’re speaking about a law known as the ITE Law that induces reactions to its execution locally,” Mahfud said in a press conference broadcast live on the Youtube station of the Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Friday ( 11/6).

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He disclosed that Jokowi disclosed the omnibus law associated with ITE that could outline the legislation on air safety, intelligence problems, private keys, and customer secrets, to cash transactions.

“That is vital, we’ll create an omnibus law. This is a detailed regulation ITE,” he explained.