Source:Inpres No.5 tahun 2019
President Joko Widodo issued Presidential Instruction No. 5 of 2019 concerning the Termination of Issuing New Permits and Improvement of Governance for Primary Natural Forests and Peatlands. This Presidential Instruction is an improvement from the previous Presidential Instruction No. 6 of 2017 concerning Postponement of Issuing New Permits and Improvement of Governance for Primary Natural Forests and Peatlands.
With the issuance of this Presidential Instruction, the issuance of new permits is no longer a temporary moratorium policy which is renewed every two years. It becomes a permanent policy to stop the issuance of new permits for primary natural forests and peatlands according to the Indicative Map on the Suspension of the Issuance of New Permits. In accordance with the provisions of this Presidential Instruction, the termination of issuing permits is excluded for:
This Presidential Instruction also regulates the duties and obligations of ministers, heads of related agencies, and local governments.