Issuance of the Government Regulation for Implementation of Halal Law
After a long wait following the issuance of Law No. 33 of 2014 on Halal Product Assurance (Halal Law), the Government finally issued Regulation No. 31 of 2019 (PP Halal) as an implementing regulation for the Halal Law. Eurocham was invited to joint stakeholders meeting to socialize the issuance. The meeting was coordinated by APINDO, along with others relevant association on 16 May 2019.
The socialization led by Mr. Wijayanto Samirin from Vice President office and Ms. Shinta Widjaja Kamdani from APINDO shared few key points covered by the PP Halal, which were not much different with the last circulated drafts before. The PP Halal has been signed by President Joko Widodo on 29 April 2019 and promulgated on 3 May 2019.
Following the PP, other Ministerial Regulations and President Regulations are in the pipeline to also cover the implementation. It is expected that key regulations to be released within two months following the issuance of PP Halal. APINDO and Vice President Office will further facilitate by providing updates on three of these draft regulations at the ministerial level (RPMA), namely:
• RPMA on the gradual implementation;
• RPMA on provision of halal product assurance; and
• RPMA on tariff for halal certification and financial management of BPJPH.Back