The DKI Jakarta Governor Has Claimed The Total Fines For Not Wearing Masks In Jakarta Now Reaching Rp 5 Billion

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DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan warned of fines for people who do not wear masks in Jakarta. Anies claims the fines have been collected until now is Rp 5 billion.

“After the distribution of masks, we require the use of masks and fines in Jakarta. If we don’t use masks, we have to pay a fine of Rp 250 thousand. The collection of fines has reached Rp. 5 billion,” Anies said in a webinar on the Jakarta PTSP YouTube account, Tuesday (24/11/2020).

Anies said that the fine was not an achievement. According to Anies, it is called an achievement if the data on mask users is at least 85 percent of the total population of Jakarta. He said the current data on mask users is still around 75 percent.

“The fine is not an achievement, but if at least 85 percent of the population wears masks today. The population in Jakarta who uses masks around 75 percent, However the ideality is 85 percent,” he said.

As it is known, the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government has imposed a social work sanction or a fine of IDR 250 thousand for people who do not wear masks. In the Perda Tackling COVID-19, it is recorded in article 9.

Article 9            

(1) Every person who does not wear a mask as referred to in Article 8 paragraph (1) letter a shall be subject to sanctions in the form of:

a. social work by cleaning public facilities; or

b. administrative fine of not more than IDR 250,000.00 (two hundred and fifty thousand rupiahs).

(2) Any person who does not carry out the isolation as referred to in Article 8 paragraph (1) letter f shall be subject to be forced to be placed in the isolation location determined by the Provincial Level Covid-19 Handling Task Force.

(3) The imposition of sanctions and coercive measures as referred to in paragraph (1) and paragraph (2) shall be carried out by Satpol PP with assistance by the relevant Regional Apparatus, and may be accompanied by elements of the Police and / or TNI.

(4) Every time they impose sanctions and forceful measures as referred to in paragraph (3), Satpol PP will record names, addresses and ID numbers to be entered into the electronic system.

(5) Further provisions regarding the imposition of sanctions and coercive measures are regulated in a Governor Regulation.