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Indonesia court says omnibus law defective due to bad process

Government told to 'create legal ground' for framework within two years

The omnibus law was thought to be President Joko Widodo's most important structural reform in his second term, but the court ruling on Thursday has created uncertainties around its implementation.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's highest court on Thursday ordered the government to provide stronger legal ground for the sweeping omnibus law passed last year, saying the current framework will be declared "permanently unconstitutional" if necessary changes are not made within the next two years.

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