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Original name: Undang-undang Nomor 18 tahun 2019 tentang Pelindungan Pekerja Migran Indonesia.
Name: Law on Protection of Migrant Workers (No. 18/2019).
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2019-11-22
Entry into force:
ISN: IDN-2019-L-109279
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=109279&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Sekretariat Negara Republik Indonesia PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2019-12-18)
Abstract/Citation: The Law on the Protection of Migrant Workers revokes the Law of 2004. The Law strengthens policies providing end-to-end protection for Indonesian workers overseas, including:

- Socio-economic and legal protection for Indonesian Migrant Workers (IMW) - before, during and after recruitment;
- Provide social security systems for IMW
- Integrated services for IMW at any level of governance, from local government to central government
- Skills improvement program for IMW
- Strengthens the public agency for IMW recruitment, under the National Agency for the Protection and Placement of International Migrant Workers. Private sector roles are limited only to IMW placement, not recruitment. The measures are to promote ethical recruitment
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