In draft bill, at least 1 year in prison for illegal loggers
Adianto P. Simamora
The Jakarta Post
Legislators are set to deliberate the first-ever bill to combat illegal logging that will impose harsh punishments on rogue loggers, who now usually receive lenient jail sentences for their crimes.
The bill, initiated by the House of Representatives, states illegal loggers would get a minimum sentence of one year in prison and a Rp 500 million (US$55,500) fine.
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