Corruption Eradication Commission of the Republic of Indonesia

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January 20, 2022

The Corruption Eradication Commission of the Republic of Indonesia (commonly abbreviated as KPK) is a state institution established with the aim of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of efforts to eradicate corruption. The KPK is independent and free from the influence of any power in carrying out its duties and authorities. This commission was established based on the Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 30 of 2002 concerning the Corruption Eradication Commission. In carrying out its duties, the KPK is guided by five principles, namely legal certainty, openness, accountability, public interest, and proportionality. The KPK is responsible to the public and submits its reports openly and periodically to the President of Indonesia, the House of Representatives, and the Supreme Audit Agency. The KPK is led by the KPK leadership which consists of five people, a chairman is concurrently a member and four deputy chairmen are concurrently members. The KPK leadership holds office for four years and can be re-elected only for one term. In making decisions, the KPK leadership is collegial in nature. The current chairman of the KPK is Firli Bahuri who has served since December 20, 2019.

Tasks and functions

The Corruption Eradication Commission has the following duties: Coordination with agencies authorized to eradicate corruption; Supervision of institutions authorized to eradicate corruption; Conducting investigations, investigations, and prosecutions of corruption crimes; Take measures to prevent corruption; and Monitor the implementation of state government. In carrying out coordination tasks, the Corruption Eradication Commission has the authority to: Coordinate investigations, investigations, and prosecutions of corruption crimes; Establish a reporting system in activities to eradicate corruption; Requesting information on activities to eradicate corruption from the relevant agencies; Conduct hearings or meetings with institutions authorized to eradicate corruption; and Request reports from relevant agencies regarding the prevention of corruption.

Organizational structure

Leader

The KPK leadership is a state official consisting of 5 (five) members, namely the Chair who is concurrently a Member, and the Deputy Chair consisting of 4 (four) people and each serves concurrently as a Member.

Chief

The chairman of the KPK is one of the five leaders in the KPK. The chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission also serves as a member of the Corruption Eradication Commission.

Vice Chairman

The Deputy Chairperson of the KPK is a KPK leader who also serves as a member of the KPK. The Deputy Chairperson of the KPK consists of: Deputy Head of Prevention; Deputy Head of Enforcement; Deputy Head of Information and Data Sector; and Deputy Head of Internal Supervision and Public Complaints

Advisory Team

The Advisory Team functions to provide advice and considerations in accordance with their expertise to the Corruption Eradication Commission in carrying out the duties and authorities of the Corruption Eradication Commission. Advisory Team consisting of 4 (four) members.

Executor

Based on the Attachment to the Regulation of the Chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission No. PER-08/XII/2008 dated December 30, 2008 Regarding the Organization and Work Procedures of the KPK, the executors of the KPK's duties consist of: Deputy for Prevention Deputy for Enforcement Deputy for Information and Data Deputy for Internal Supervision and Public Complaints General Secretariat

Leadership

Taufiequrachman Ruki (2003–2007)

On December 16, 2003, Taufiequrachman Ruki, an alumni of the 1971 Police Academy (Akpol), was inaugurated as Chairman of the KPK. Under the leadership of Taufiequrachman Ruki, the KPK intends to position itself as a catalyst (trigger) for the apparatus and other institutions to create a "good and clean governance" (good and clean government) in the Republic of Indonesia. As a former Member

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