The Signing of MoU on Criminal Case Handling
In order to boost a better communication and coordination among law enforcement institutions which previously conducted by the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, the Attorney General and the Indonesian National Police (Mahkumjakpol) both at national and regional levels, several Government institutions signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Database System Development, and on Integrated Criminal Case Handling based on Information Technology, at the State Palace, on Thursday (28/1) morning. The inauguration of the 2016 Simultaneous Dissemination on Law was also conducted on the event.
Government institutions which signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) were the Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, Indonesian National Police, Attorney General, Ministry of Communications and Informatics, Ministry of Villages, Underdeveloped Regions and Transmigration, National Encryption Agency (Lemsaneg), and National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas).
Coordinating Minister for the Political, Legal and Security Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan in his remarks admitted that the current communication and coordination do not run optimally.
The issue must be solved or at least be minimized. Through an integrated database system and support from information technology which based on business process approach, it is expected to minimize the problems relating to communication and coordination among law enforcement institutions, as well as to accelerate and ease the process to handle case, Luhut said.
Luhut considered the signing of MoU is a prove of Indonesias solemnity to fix and improve law enforcers performances through one-stop integrated case handling system (SPPT) which based on information technology.
Luhut believes the SPPT will materialize the trial process from the beginning to the end, and the investigation until the execution, as a unity that can not be separated.
Therefore, Luhut reminded that having an active coordination among law enforcers is a must. To accelerate the solving of a case so the principle of legal certainty can be achieved well, Luhut said.
Luhut mentioned the basis of the MoU is the Presidential Regulation Number 2 of 2015 and Presidential Instruction Number 7 of 2015 on the Acts to Prevent and Eradicate Corruptions.
As the first measure of the implementation of this system, Luhut added, the implementation to integrate case handling database through data sharing among law enforcement institutions will be pushed.
Vice Presidents Appreciation
Meanwhile, Vice President Jusuf Kalla appreciated the signing of MoU, which considered as the first MoU among the countrys law enforcement institutions.
I appreciate the inaugurating and dissemination, also welcome it. The process to make an MoU is not hard, it only takes few days to compile it, but it needs hardwork to implement it, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said in his direction on the signing of MoU on the Development of Case Handling Database System.
Therefore, the Vice President hopes we could make the current information system be able to be used on possitive things, particularly in order to help people.
The Vice President said that an obligatory in an implementation of law and human rights is to protect the nation. This is to clarify that our country is a law country and all things are done under the law, as described in the constitution, Jusuf Kalla said.
The Vice President also hopes with the MoU signing, it could make the Law, both from the process and administration goes well, be open, and known to all parties. He reminded that the openness is important so that the Law can not be manipulated, and is known to all parties.
Thus, this opportunity is expected to make a process to be known well to all parties and could avoid negative practices such as cheating and falsification in the implementation of the legal process, the Vice President firmly said.
Previously, each law enforcement component has management information technology system which has been developed by each law enforcement institutions. For example, National Crime Information Center (NCIC) of the Indonesian National Police (Polri), Management Information System of the Attorney General of the Republic of Indonesia (SIMKARI), Case Tracking Information System of the Supreme Court (SIPP), and People Database System (SDP).
Hopefully, with the innovation in the system, it will bring a better communication so that the Implementation of an Integrated Jurisdiction Crime could be materialized, starting from the investigations to convicts fostering, could run well.
The first signed MoU was between the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Indonesian National Police (Polri), and Attorney General on providing legal assistance to the underprivileged people. The second MoU was between the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Ministry of Home Affairs, and Ministry of Village, Underdeveloped Regions, and Transmigration on the service and management of legally-aware society in order to support a good and clean local government and to realize legally-aware villages and legal assistance access for the underprivileged people.
Attending the event were Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Luhut B. Pandjaitan, Ministry of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Attorney General Prasetyo, House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Ade Komarudin, People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Zulkifli Hasan, Indonesian National Defence Forces Commander Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo, and Head of the National Encryption Agency (Lemsaneg) Djoko Setiadi. (FID/ES) (RAS/MMD/YM/Naster)