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Original name: Keputusan Presiden Republik Indonesia nomor 12 tahun 2020 tentang Penetapan Bencana Non alam Penyebaran Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)Sebagai Bencana Nasional.
Name: Decree of the President of Indonesia No. 12 of 2020 concerning the declaring the Corona Virus Infection 2019 (COVID-19) as a national disaster.
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2020-04-13
Entry into force:
ISN: IDN-2020-R-110095
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Sekretariat Negara Republik Indonesia PDF PDF (consulted on 2020-07-13)
Abstract/Citation: Under this law, the government has now regarded Covid-19 as a ‘National Disaster'. This may be used under Law No. 13/2003 concerning Manpower to justify the dismissal of workers if COVID is deemed to be a "Force Majeure". Employers who choose to dismiss workers will be required to pay their employees a 1-time severance pay, 1-time long service reward and 1-time compensation money (Law No. 13/2003 section 164(1)).
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