Capital City Relocation must be Public
In drafting the technical regulations for the relocation of the capital city, the government must take public aspirations into account. Only then will the derivative regulations, in the form of government regulations and
JAKARTA, KOMPAS – The relocation of the nation’s capital to East Kalimantan must be transparent and remain the property of the public. The public needs to be involved in every discussion over the derivative regulations of the State Capital Law, which was recently passed by the House of Representatives (DPR).
Article 96, Paragraph 4 of the law concerning the establishment of legislation emphasizes that every draft regulation must be easily accessible by the public in order to provide opportunities for public participation.