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Jakarta Post

Monitoring team allowed to summon officials

  • Hans David Tampubolon

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, April 16 2010   /  09:52 am

After more than a month since the House of Representatives’ vote on the wrongful bailout of Bank Century, parliament will start monitoring whether its resolution on the bailout has fallen on deaf ears.The House consultative body agreed Thursday to arrange a plenary session next Tuesday to endorse the monitoring team and its members.House deputy speaker Pramono Anung said that to make sure the government and law enforcers follow up the House’s recommendations on the Bank Century case accordingly, the team would be granted powers to summon all individuals from related judicial institutions.“There is no limitation of the team’s work period, but hopefully, they can finish the job within five or six months,” Pramono said.The team, according to Pramono, will consist of 30 legislators from the nine parties at the House. The composition of the monitoring team will follow that of the no...