Title: Balancing privacy rights and legal enforcement: Indonesian practices

Authors: Sinta Dewi

Addresses: Department of International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Padjadjaran Bandung, Jl Bukit Permai, Kav 25 a, Kompleks, Gegerkalong Permai, 40559, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

Abstract: This paper describes and analyses privacy protections in Indonesia relating to government legal enforcement, specifically dealing with, government corruption and the procedures for national security investigations. Privacy is a protected fundamental human right regulated by the Constitution of Indonesia. However, with the increased level of corruption and national security issues on the rise in Indonesia, the government has been prompted to apply wiretapping regulations. Thus, paper will discuss the balance between Indonesia's privacy protection and how the government legal enforces this protection.

Keywords: privacy rights; human rights; Indonesian Constitution; government legal enforcement; wiretapping regulations; Indonesia; privacy protection; law enforcement; government corruption; national security investigations.

DOI: 10.1504/IJLSE.2012.051961

International Journal of Liability and Scientific Enquiry, 2012 Vol.5 No.3/4, pp.232 - 241

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 31 Jan 2013 *

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