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Ex-Golkar lawmaker to lead Constitutional Court

  • Ina Parlina

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, April 4 2013 | 09:20 am
Ex-Golkar lawmaker to lead Constitutional Court

PREMIUM JP/Wendra Ajistyatama Newly elected Constitutional Court (MK) chief justice Akil Mochtar is expected to maintain the court’s independence in a less outspoken way than his predecessor, Mahfud MD.

Akil was elected by his peers to lead the court a day after a House of Representatives’ plenary session extended his appointment as justice.

The former Golkar Party politician will beco...