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Government aims to certify all state land by 2022

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, February 19 2020   /  02:01 am

The Finance Ministry expects all government land to be certified by 2022 in an effort to protect state assets from legal disputes and to maximize their use for financial purposes.According to the ministry, 46,725 tracts of land covering about 275,000 hectares — more than three times the size of Singapore — have not been certified.“There are many state assets that are currently being disputed, and it could [all] be resolved if we have proper ownership certificates,” the ministry’s state assets director, Encep Sudarwan, said on Friday at a press briefing.Aside from preventing land disputes, certifying state land was also necessary to enable the ministries or agencies that owned them to use the land for purposes such as collateral for raising funds.The ministry has set a progressive target, with 15,426 state lands to be certified this year and 21,500 additional tracts to be certif...