The amendment of Law No. 30/2002 on the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is to come into force today, October 17, 2019, even though the President hasn’t signed it. With the enactment of the Law, the new regulations listed in the revision will also apply, including the formation of a Supervisory Council which is opposed by, among others, the employees of the KPK. One thing that is used as an argument against the formation of the Supervisory Council is that all activities related sting operations (especially wiretapping) must now be approved by the Council. Many parties consider this request a major disruption. But is that really the case?

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