Introduction to the Indonesian legal system

Speakers:
Maryke Silalhi, doctoral research fellow, IRI, UiO
Christian Ranheim, Legal Adviser, Indonesia Programme, NCHR, UiO

Date:
19 April 2004 (Monday), 12:30 – 15:00

Venue:
Norwegian Centre for Human Rights seminar room, 4th floor, Universitetsgt. 22-24 (entrance by Norli bookstore)

General theme:
The introductory seminar aims to give the participant a general overview of the Indonesian legal system, its legislation and judicial institutions. An introduction will also be given into the evolving human rights legislation, and the background and case status of the Indonesian Human Rights Courts.

The seminar is open to the public, and no registration is required. For further information, contact: Christian Ranheim, Legal Adviser, Indonesia Programme, NCHR, phone: 22842069, email: r.c.ranheim at nchr.uio.no

Program

Session 1:

12:30 to 13:30
Maryke Silalhi, doctoral research fellow, IRI, UiO:
Overview of the Indonesian legal system
Legal history, legal hierarchy and the court systems.

13:30 to 14:00
Questions and comments

Session 2:

14:15 to 14:45
Christian Ranheim, Legal Adviser, Indonesia programme, NCHR, UIO:
The Indonesian Human Rights Courts - legal framework and case status.

14:45 to 15:00
Questions and comments