BigBussiness – Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Minister of Coordination for Maritime Affairs and Investment, confirmed that the Job Creation Act or the Omnibus Act was not made in a hurry.
According to Luhut, the initiation of the Omnibus Act has been carried out since he became Minister of Coordination for Political, Legal and Security Affairs in 2015.
“Do not say it is hasty. I want to retire a little. Since I was the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, the President has ordered it. He saw why it was chaotic. Finally we looked for the form and found what is called this. Omnibus, “he said in a one-year interview with Jokowi’s administration. -Ma’ruf Amin, broadcast by a private TV channel, Thursday night (15.10.2020).
Luhut said he was gathering legal experts at the inauguration of the Omnibus law at the time. However, the discussion was not really carried out until after the 2019 presidential election.
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“So nothing is hidden. Everything is open, everyone is invited to speak. But not everyone can also be invited to speak. There are limitations,” he said.
Luhut said in the discussion that not all parties agreed. He also acknowledged that this is a hallmark of democracy that is never unanimous. He also admitted that Omnibus Law Cipta’s work was imperfect.
However, he ensured that any deficiencies would later be regulated in derived regulations in the form of Presidential Regulations (Perpres), Government Regulations (PP) and Ministerial Regulations (Permen).
“If it is necessary to address shortages here and there,” he said.
Earlier, Crew Minister Ida Fauziyah said he was preparing a government ordinance (PP) as a derivative of the law to create employment clusters.
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According to Menaker Ida, the plan is scheduled for completion by the end of October, and its design will involve various stakeholders in the labor sector, including unions and entrepreneurs.
Ida Fauziyah also said that before it was sent to the People’s Representative Council (DPR) for ratification, the discussion on the draft law on job creation had been conducted with public participation involving unions, employers and academics.
“The government emphasizes once again that the process of drafting legislation on job creation has involved public participation. For the labor cluster, the Ministry of Labor invites workers’ stakeholders if it is a trade union, employers even invite academics from universities and listen to the ambitions of the International Labor Organization ., “said Menaker Ida. (Blant)