TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Minister of Coordination for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan ensured that the Job Creation Act or the Omnibus Act was not done quickly because the initiation had even been carried out since he served as Coordination Minister for Politics, Law and Security 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 evening, October 15, 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.
“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.
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.