The enactment of Presidential Regulation No. 1 of 2007 on the Enactment, Promulgation, and Dissemination of Legislation has meant that there is a need for the Minister of Law and Human Rights to issue Regulations to give effect to the provisions of the Presidential Regulation.
The Regulation is intended to provide guidelines on the promulgating and dissemination of legislation through the State Gazette, the Supplement to the State Gazette, the State Reports, and the Supplement to the State Reports, as well as to the broader community.
The Minister of Law and Human Rights retains the authority to publish legislation in the relevant State Gazette and Reports and their Supplements. This Authority is delegated to the Director General of Legislation.
The Regulation lists the types of legislation that is to be published and where it is to be published. Generally primary legislation is to be published in the State Gazette and other regulations are to be published in the State Reports. The elucidations to primary legislation are to be published in the Supplement to the State Gazette and elucidations to regulations are to be published in the Supplement to the State Reports.
Promulgation is to include the assigning of a number and year to the relevant Gazette and Report. Once numbers have been assigned these are to be forwarded to the Minister of Law and Human Rights for signature.
Gazettes and Reports are to be published no later than 14 days after legislation is enacted. And there is to be an annual publication of both the Gazette and the Report.
Dissemination can be done through print, electronic, and other forms of media. The publication of the Gazette and the Report can be either individual or as a collection. The electronic dissemination is based on access through the following website: www.djpp.depkumham.go.id. The dissemination process includes socialization of the legislation through seminars, workshops, and direct dialogue, among others.