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National Security Bill (draft) (2012)

“Considers :

  1. that the Indonesian national objectives as stated in the Preamble to the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia is to protect all the people of Indonesia and the entire homeland of Indonesia and to promote the general welfare, to educate the nation, and participate in the establishment of a world order based on freedom, continuing peace, and social justice;
  2. that in order to achieve national objectives, the Indonesian government primarily manage national security and welfare implemented through the gradual and sustainable national development;
  3. that national security is an absolute necessity for the survival and existence of the nation and state of Indonesia;
  4. that since the establishment of the Republic of Indonesia on August 17, 1945, the nation and state of Indonesia has faced a number of Threats that can jeopardize the national interest;
  5. that the location and geographical condition of Indonesia as an archipelago, as well as Indonesia’s diversity scattered throughout the territory of the Republic of Indonesia, are faced with globalization and current strategic environment characterized by advances in science, technology, communication, information, and transportation which could impact positively and negatively on national interest;
  6. that in accomplishing a stable National Security, National Security’s management must be implemented by all the states apparatus and sectors of society through a pattern of integrated, rapid, precise, complete, and coordinated Threat prevention;
  7. that based on the considerations set forth in paragraphs a, b, c, d, e, f and g, it is necessary to stipulate the Law concerning National Security;”

Article 3. “The implementation of National Security aims to manifest a safe condition, physically and psychologically, for the nation and the Unitary State Republic of Indonesia for every individual citizen, community, government and state, in order to protect national interest. ”

Article 4. “The implementation of National Security serves the function to:

  1. establish, maintain, and develop the National Security System in a comprehensive, integrated, and directed manner;
  2. realize the entire jurisdiction of the national territory as a whole unit of National Security;
  3. maintain and improve the stability of National Security through the stages of early prevention, early warning, early action, countermeasures, and recovery; and
  4. support and bolster the establishment of regional and international peace and security.

The draft Bill contains 55 Articles, divided into the following Chapters:

  1. General Provisions
  2. Principles, Objectives and Functions of National Security
  3. The Scope of National Security
  4. National Security Threats
  5. The Implementation of National Security
  6. Transitional Provisions
  7. Concluding Provisions

Indonesia-National Security Bill-draft-2012-eng (full text in English, PDF)


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