Category Archives: Property Law

Guidelines on Drafting of Spatial Planning for Province, Regency and City RTRW

Background Guidelines on Drafting of Spatial Planning for Province, Regency and City RTRW is regulated under Ministerial Regulation of Agrarian and Spatial Planning/ Head of National Land Agency No. 1 of 2018 (“Permenag No. 1/2018”). This regulation entered into force on 20 March 2018. This Permenag No. 1/2018 was issued to implement provision of Article…
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New Law on Architect

Background On 8 August 2017, the government of Republic of Indonesia promulgated the Law Number 6 of 2017 on Architect (“Law 6/2017”). The implementing regulations of the Law 6/2017 must be stipulated at the latest 2 years from the promulgation of Law 6/2017. The background of the issuance of Law 6/2017 is due to the…
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Determination of Ownership Right

Learning Points: The sale and purchase of buildings that are constructed on the land cannot be considered as the sale and purchase of the land, unless written clearly under the notarial deeds. The land occupation towards state land cannot be considered as holding the land with good faith, and the holder of land is not…
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Construction of Low Income Communities Housing

Background On 29 December 2016, the Goverment of Republic Indonesia, has enacted the Government Regulation No. 64 of 2016 on Construction of Low Income Communities Housing (“GR 64/2016”). PP 64/2016 is the implementing regulation on Law Number 1 of 2011 on Housing and Residential Area ("Law 1/2011") and Economic Policy Package XIII on Housing for…
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Real Estate Law – Jurisprudence : Legality Of Land Certificate and Girik Letter

Learning Point: A piece of land which clearly certificated cannot be sold or purchased indifferently using girik letter, but should be based on the land certificate. Certificate of land according to law is authentic and infalliable evidence on its ownership. Girik letter is an evidence to collect the tax. Civil legal dispute between PT Astra International…
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Real Estate Law – Interview on Marcopolis “Foreign Investment in Real Estate”

Our Managing Partner, Eddy Leks was interviewed by Marcopolis on Real Estate Law in Indonesia, specifically on Foreign Investment in Real Estate.

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The Management of Rainwater on Buildings And Its Land

Background Regulation published by the Minister of Public Works or also renowned as Permen PU No. 11/2014 happens to be the regulation which controls the management of rainwater on buildings and its land. This regulation is the application of the previous laws which are issued in 2002 and about the building. It states that every…
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