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KY calls for House to pass judiciary bill

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, July 22 2016   /  08:39 am

Judicial oversight: Chairman of the Judicial Commission Aidul Fitriciada Azhari (center), accompanied by commission member Farid Wajdi (left) and deputy chairwoman Sukma Violetta addresses a meeting with the editorial board of The Jakarta Post on Tuesday. They presented the commission’s vision and mission and expectations of the country’s judicial reforms.(JP/Jerry Adiguna)In support of judicial reform through the strengthening of its supervisory powers and measures to deter judges from committing ethical and legal violations, the Judicial Commission (KY) has stressed the importance of passing the judiciary bill, which is currently being debated, into law.

Commission chairman Aidul Fitriciada Azhari said that if the House of Representatives passed the bill into law, the commission would be able to more effectively supervise judges.

“We would like to call this a shared...