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Name: Decision of the President (No. 23 of 1974) on the limitation of the utilization of foreign manpower visa-holders.
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1974-04-18
Entry into force:
ISN: IDN-1974-R-5349
Bibliography: Labour Legislation in Indonesia, 1988, Ministry of Manpower, Indonesia, pp. 105-106
Abstract/Citation: Reiterates that a basic policy aim is to extend employment opportunities to nationals and to limit such opportunities for foreigners. Introduces three categories in which work opportunities are divided. The first category is work opportunities definitely excluded for foreigners due to availability of nationals. A second category is work opportunities available to foreigners for a limited period of time during which nationals are being prepared to replace them. A third category is work opportunities temporarily available within the framework of capital investments. Work permits in the second category are available to employers holding a permit. Employers requesting work permits within the third category must establish an education and training programme for nationals with the aim to replace foreigners with nationals. Employers continuing to use foreigners beyond prescribed timelimits are required to pay a compulsory Education and Training Contribution to be used to finance the education and training of nationals to replace foreigners.
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