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Name: Explanation of the Government respecting the decision of the Minister of Manpower (No. PER-04/MEN/84) concerning manpower planning and permit to employ foreign manpower visa holders.
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 1984
Entry into force:
ISN: IDN-1984-M-39635
Bibliography: Labour Legislation in Indonesia (Revised through 1988), 1988, Ministry of Manpower, Indonesia, Vol. 3, p. 120
Abstract/Citation: The Decision (PER-04/MEN/84) is intended to simplify the process of applying for and granting work permits to foreigners, and provides that, in accordance with the Decree of the People's Consultative Assembly No. II/MPR/1983 on the Basic Policy of the State, the acceptance of foreign workers is closely related to the continued need for foreign capital investments and transfer of technology. The process of Indonesialization is stated to continue with a view to establishing a balance. The decision further declares that illegal immigrants and foreigners in violation of current rules will be prosecuted.
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