This is serious. Later friends, we (members of Commission III DPR) will have the next session for clarification
Jakarta (Rifyu.com) – Member of Commission III DPR RI Arteria Dahlan alluded to the threat of imprisonment for a maximum of 4 years for violators of Article 11 of Law Number 8 of 2010, specifically regarding the obligation to keep documents related to money laundering crimes (TPPU) confidential.
“Everyone, including ministers, including the coordinating minister (coordinating minister), yes, those who obtain documents or information, in the context of carrying out their duties, according to this law are obliged to keep these documents or statements secret,” said Arteria Dahlan at the Working Meeting (Raker) between PPATK and Commission III of the DPR RI at the Parliament Complex, Jakarta, Tuesday.
The penalty, said Arteria, is that anyone who violates this article can be punished with a maximum imprisonment of four years.
“This is serious. Later friends, we (members of Commission III DPR) will have the next session for clarification,” said Arteria.
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The regulations discussed by Arteria are Article 11 of Law Number 8 of 2010 concerning the Prevention and Eradication of Money Laundering Crimes. Article 11 paragraph (1) states that PPATK officials or employees, investigators, public prosecutors, judges, and everyone who obtains documents or information in the framework of carrying out their duties according to Law 8/2010 are required to keep these documents or information confidential, except to fulfill obligations under the Law. 8/2010.
In Article 11 paragraph (2), it is stated that anyone who violates the provisions referred to in paragraph (1) shall be punished with imprisonment for a maximum of four years.
“The part that leaked means not Mr. Ivan (Head of INTRAC), right? It was not from Mr. Ivan’s mouth that reported all these things? No,” said Arteria.
Commission III of the DPR held a meeting with the Head of the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) Ivan Yustiavandana regarding suspected suspicious transactions worth IDR 349 trillion at the Ministry of Finance (Kemenkeu).
Meanwhile, a working meeting with the Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security (Menko Polhukam) Mahfud MD to discuss the same agenda, was postponed to Wednesday (29/3), after previously being planned to be held on Friday (24/3).
On Friday (10/3), the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mahfud MD had said that the findings of suspicious transactions of IDR 300 trillion at the Ministry of Finance for the 2009-2023 period were an indication of an alleged crime of money laundering (TPPU).
Furthermore, Monday (20/3), the Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani also presented 300 letters from the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) regarding a suspicious transaction value of IDR 349 trillion that was sent to her party on March 13, 2023.
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