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DPD seeks more authority in lawmaking

  • Ridwan Max Sijabat

    The Jakarta Post

Denpasar | Wed, November 7 2012 | 09:23 am

PREMIUM The Regional Representative Council’s (DPD) struggle for stronger lawmaking authority continues, with its members pledging to produce more legislation to promote the interests of people and regional areas, if granted the authority.

Currently, the lawmaking process is jointly carried out by the House of Representatives and the government. The DPD is given the authority to provide input but...