Head of Indonesia New Capital Appointed by President

Arfi Bambani
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The new capital of Indonesia design - After consulting with the House of Representatives, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) would appoint the authority head and deputy head of Indonesia's new capital Nusantara, according to the capital city law.

"The authority of capital city Nusantara is led by a head and assisted by a deputy head. They are selected, appointed, and dismissed directly by the President after consulting with the House of Representatives," according to Article 9 paragraph (1) of the Law (UU) Number 3 of 2022 on the State's Capital City.

As revealed in a copy of the law that ANTARA quoted here Sunday, February 20, 2022, President Jokowi would also inaugurate them to lead the authority for a five-year term since the date of their inauguration.

The law's Article 10 (1) further stated that they could be re-appointed with the same term of office. However, the authority head and deputy head could also be dismissed by the President at any time, even before their term of office ended.

The head and deputy head of the capital city Nusantara authority were selected and appointed by the President no later than two months after the ratification of the law, or after February 15, 2022.

As the follow up of the law, the central government would issue a presidential regulation to describe all necessary points related to the authority's organizational structure, duties, authorities, and work procedures.

The law's Article 11 paragraph 2, stated that the organizational structure and role appointments in the Nusantara capital city authority would be adjusted according to the stages of preparation, development, and relocation of the state capital as well as the need for the administration of a Special Regional Government for the Nusantara City.

President Jokowi ratified the capital city law which has 11 chapters and 44 articles on February 15, 2022. It was also ratified by Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly on the same date and made effective since its date of ratification.

As depicted in Article 42, once the law had come into force, all previous regulations which were contradictory to that were declared void.

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