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Basic labour law information

Indonesia - Basic laws in NATLEX

01) General provisions
     Law on Political Parties (Law No. 2/2008).

01.01) Constitutional law
     Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia of 1945.

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Law No. 13/2003 concerning Manpower.

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Civil Code.
     Law No. 12/2006 of 1 August 2006 on Citizenship.

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Penal Code of Indonesia.

01.05) Human rights
     Law No. 40 of 1999 on the Press.
     Presidential Decree No. 23/2011 on the National Action Plan for Human Rights in Indonesia for 2011-2014.
     Law on Human Rights (No. 39 of 1999).

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Law No. 21 of 2000 Concerning Trade Union/Labour Union.
     Arbitration and Alternative [Dispute Resolution] (Law No. 30/1999).
     Law No. 2/2004 concerning Industrial Relations Disputes Settlement.

03) Elimination of forced labour
     Presidential Decree No. 88 Year 2002 on the National Plan of Action on the Elimination of Trafficking in Women and Children.
     Law on Immigration (Law No. 6/2011).

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Law No. 4/1979 on Child Welfare.
     Law on Child Protection (No. 23/2002).

05) Equality of opportunity and treatment
     The Elimination of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (Law No. 40/2008).

05.01) Non-discrimination
     Law of the Republic of Indonesia on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (No. 29/1999).

07) Labour administration
     Regulation of the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration No. PER.05/MEN/IV/2007 on the Organization and the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration.

07.01) Labour inspection
     Law No. 3 of 1951 to bring the Labour Inspection Law No. 23 into Operation for the Whole Territory of Indonesia (State Gazette No. 4 of 1951).
     Labour Inspection Decree (Presidential Decree No. 21/2010).

08) Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
     Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 11 of 2020 on Job Creation.
     Ministerial Regulation on the Long Term Development Plan in the area of Labour for 2010-2025 (Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration Regulation No. 12/2012).

08.01) Disabled workers
     Law on Disabilities (No. 8/2016).

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Law on Higher Education (Law No. 12/2012).
     Law on the National Education System (No. 20/2003).

11) Cooperatives
     Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 25 of the year 1992 concerning cooperatives.

14) Occupational safety and health
     Law No. 1 of 1970 on Occupational Safety.

15) Social security (general standards)
     The Law on the National Social Security System (Law No. 40/2004)

15.01) Medical care and sickness benefit
     Law on Health (Law No. 36/2009)
     Law on Health Care (No. 6/2018).

15.02) Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
     Law No. 20 of 1952 concerning Pensions for Civil Servants.

15.05) Social assistance and services
     Social Welfare Law (No. 11/2009).

15.06) Administration and financing
     Social Security Organizing Agency Law (Law No. 24/2011).

17) Migrant workers
     Law on Transmigration (Law No. 15/1997).
     Law on Immigration (Law No. 6/2011).
     Law on Protection of Migrant Workers (No. 18/2019).
     Presidential Decree on the National Agency of Placement and Protection of Indonesian Manpower (No. 81 of 2006)

18) Seafarers
     Law on the Ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2016 (Law No. 15/2016).

19) Fishers
     Fisheries Law No. 31/2004.
     Law on the Protection and Empowerment of Fishers, Fishing Resources and Salt Farmers (No. 7/2016).

21) Indigenous and tribal peoples
     Law of the Republic of Indonesia on Special Autonomy for the Papua Province (No. 21 of 2001).

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Law No. 20 of 1952 concerning Pensions for Civil Servants.
     Law on State Civil Administration (Law No. 5 of 2014).
     Decree No. 8 of 1974 on conditions of employment of civil servants.
     Public Service Law (Law No. 25/2009)

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Last updated: Monday - 29th November 2021