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Name: Control over Aliens and Immigration Measures (Government Regulation No. 31 of 1994)
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1994-10-14
Entry into force:
Published on: Business News, 1994-11-01, No. 5631-5632, pp. 17A-19A
Business News, 1994-11-11, No. 5633, pp. 13A-15A
ISN: IDN-1994-R-39352
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=39352&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Business News, 1994-11-01, No. 5631-5632, pp. 17A-19A
Business News, 1994-11-11, No. 5633, pp. 13A-15A
English Translation English Translation United Nations Refugee Agency - Refworld PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-08-17)
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of the Act is to control immigration as well as the residence as the residence and activities of foreigners in Indonesia, to create awareness of negative impacts of international migration in view of national stability and security and public order. The measures of control regulated include, inter alia, data collection on foreigners at entry and exit from Indonesia, and on their stays in hotels, and requires every foreigner residing more than ninety days in Indonesia to register with the local authorities. Decisions regarding immigration must be rendered within seven days and can be appealed to the Minister of Manpower. Foreigners may be placed in "Immigration Quarantines" if they are illegal residents, pending deportation or appeals.
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