Civil Servants Elected as Village Heads Still Receive Employee Rights, BKN Head Says
Date 9 Desember 2019
In response to regulate Civil Servants (PNS) elected as Village Heads or Village Apparatus, Head of National Civil Service Agency (BKN) Bima Haria Wibisana on Sunday (8/11) has issued a Circular (SE) Number 4/SE/XI/2019.
“The Circular will be a guideline for Government Institutions if there are Civil Servants elected/appointed as Village Heads or Village Apparatus (on their respective institutions),” it reads.
Referring to Law Number 6 of 2014 on Villages, Government Regulation Number 7 of 1977 on Civil Servants Salary Regulations as lastly amended by Government Regulation Number 15 of 2019, Government Regulation Number 43 of 2014 on Implementing Regulation of Law Number 6 of 2014 on Villages, and Government Regulation Number 11 of 2017 on Management of Civil Servants, Head of BKN Bima Haria Wibisana stated that:
- If there are Civil Servants who are elected/appointed as Village Heads or Village Apparatus, the person concerned is temporarily discharged from his/her position as long as he/she serves as Village Head/Village Apparatus without losing the rights as a Civil Servant;
- The rights as a Civil Servant as referred to in number 1), are, among others: a) basic salary, family allowance, and food allowance except for functional allowance in accordance with the provisions of the laws and regulations; b) personal leave; c) periodic salary increase;
- In order to fulfill one of the conditions for granting a periodic salary increase, the performance appraisal of a Civil Servant who is elected/appointed as Village Head or Village Apparatus is provided by personnel supervisor officer in the sub
Copies of the Circular are submitted to: 1. Minister of Home Affairs; 2. All Heads of BKN Regional Offices. (JDIH BKN / ES)
Translated by: Syarifah Aisyah
Reviewed by: Rany Anjany
Proofread by: Yuyu Mulyani