Constitutional Court is one of the judiciaries stipulated in the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia. It is authorized to hold trials and render its final decisions on matters relating to (a) review of laws against the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia; (b) dispute settlement over the powers of State Institutions whose authorities are mandated by the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia; (c) dissolution of political parties; (d) disputes on the results of general election.
Lubis Santosa & Maramis is one amongst a relatively small number of law firms in Indonesia that offer its service to clients on legal issues within the jurisdiction of Constitutional Court. We have experience in assisting and representing clients at the Constitutional Court for the purpose of reviewing constitutionality of the laws related to the interest of clients against the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia.
Cases at the Constitutional Court that we were involved with:
- Judicial Review on Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 32 Year 2002 Broadcasting Law filed by the Indonesian Television Journalists Association (Ikatan Jurnalis Televisi Indonesia), Indonesian National Commercial Radio Broadcasters Union (Persatuan Radio Siaran Swasta Nasional Indonesia), Persatuan Perusahaan Periklanan Indonesia, Indonesian Association for Television Broadcasting (Asosiasi Televisi Siaran Indonesia), Indonesian Dubbing Association (Persatuan Sulih Suara Indonesia) and Indonesian Television Community (Komunitas Televisi Indonesia); and
- Judicial Review on Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 22 Year 1997 concerning Narcotics filed by four (two Indonesian and two Australian) death convicts in challenging the constitutionality of the death penalty;