Category Archives: Right of Land

Restoration of Fulfilment of Intensity Through Delivery of Replacement Land

On 6 April 2017, the Governor of Special Capital Region of Jakarta issued the Governor Regulation No. 41 of 2017 (“Governor Regulation No. 41/2017”). The Governor Regulation No. 41/2017 is issued as the legal basis and guidance for the recovery of spatial function, by restoring the fulfilment of intensity through delivery of replacement land. Replacement…
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Real Estate Law – Coastal Border

Background On June 14 2016, Government of Republic of Indonesia issued the Presidential Regulation No. 51 of 2016 on Coastal Border (“Perpres No. 51/2016”). Perpres No. 51/2016 was promulgated to implement the provisions of Article 31 paragraph (3) of Law No. 27 of 2007 on the Management of Coastal Areas and Small Islands as amended…
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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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Indonesia Real Estate Law – The Control of Farmland Possession

Background Determination of maximum and minimum area of farmland previously regulated within Government Regulation in Lieu of Law Number 56 of 1960 regarding the Determination Area of Farmland (“Perpu 56/1960”). Perpu 56/1960 is designated as implementation provision for Article 17 Law Number 5 of 1960 regarding Basic Agrarian Principle. Furthermore, government has also issued Government…
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Indonesia Real Estate Law – Form and Content of Certificate of Right of Land

Background As part of the citizens’ primary needs, land holds important role for community life. In the process of acquiring certificate, the land registration process should be adjusted with legal development, technology and community needs. Through Regulation of Minister of Agraria Affairs and Spatial Layout/Head of the National Land Number 7 year 2016 regarding the…
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