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Jakarta Post

Lack of commitment, synergy hinders OSS licensing system

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, September 19, 2019   /  02:44 pm
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Taiwan-based electronics company PT Pegatron Technology Indonesia, officially began operating its plants in the Batamindo Industrial Zone, Batam, Riau Islands, in July this year. A study by Regional Autonomy Watch (KPPOD), showed that the online single submission (OSS) licensing system had not been optimally implemented due to a lack of commitment from regional governments.(JP/Fadli)

Despite its ability to speed up the process of obtaining business licenses, the centralized online submission system launched by the government last year has yet to be optimally implemented as sectoral ego remains a hindrance. A study by Regional Autonomy Watch (KPPOD) revealed a lack of commitment, especially from regional administrations, in adopting the online single submission (OSS) system as each administration has already implemented its own application-based business licensing system that has not been integrated into the OSS system. KPPOD researcher Boedi Rheza said on Sep. 11 that only a few of those regional administrations had issued business licenses, which comprised business opening license and operational license, through the OSS system even though these types of license should be issued through the OSS system as stipulated in Government Regulation No. 24/2018. &nbs...