The President of the Republic of Indonesia recently promulgated Presidential Regulation of the Republic of Indonesia No. 63 of 2019 concerning the Use of Bahasa Indonesia. The regulation reaffirms the mandatory use of Bahasa Indonesia as the official language of Indonesia, especially in official documents, communications, and forums.

What’s in the regulation and how is it applied? Dentons HPRP’s lawyers, Fabiola Hutagalung (Partner), Rafi Hadyanda (Associate), and Widiarahmi Afiandari (Professional Support Lawyer), have prepared an in-depth article regarding the new regulation.

The article can be downloaded here.

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