Source:Inpres No.3 tahun 2020
As part of the Indonesian Government's commitment to a more effective forest and land fire prevention and management, President Joko Widodo signed Presidential Instruction (Inpres) No. 3 of 2020 concerning Forest and Land Fire Management. The President gave an instruction to implement efforts to overcome forest and land fires through activities to prevent, extinguish and manage forest and land fires within the Indonesian territory.
The Presidential Instruction also emphasized that effective management must be carried out on efforts to enforce the law on the crime of forest and land fires, payment of compensation in accordance with the level of damage or consequences required for rehabilitation costs, restoration of forest and land, imposition of administrative sanctions in accordance with statutory regulations and other necessary actions.
The President mandates collaborative and synergistic activities to manage forest and land fires in the relevant ministries, state institutions, and local governments, which include:
The issuance of this Presidential Instruction caused the Presidential Instruction Number 11 of 2015 concerning Improvement of Land and Forest Fire Management officially revoked.