Minister of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia is mandated by Law No.1 Year 2006 on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters as the Central Authority for MLA and Extradition Cooperation of the Republic of Indonesia. This cooperation provides assistance for law enforcement agencies to their legal process involving multi-jurisdiction. Directorate of Central Authority and International Law under the Directorate General of Legal Administrative Affairs is managed to execute the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters (MLA) and Extradition requests in the technical level by coordinating with the competent authorities.
The fugitive suspect in the burglary of Bank BNI, MPL, was extradited from Serbia and is scheduled to arrive in Indonesia on Thursday (9/7/2020) morning. After 17 years on the run, MPL, who is one of the suspects in the burglary of Bank BNI in the Kebayoran Baru Branch amounting Rp. 1.7 trillion through a fictitious letter of credit (L/C), was extradited back to the country. (KOMPAS TV/ARSIP KEMENKUMHAM)
Minister of Law and Human Rights, Yasonna H. Laoly spoke at the Conference of the State Parties (CoSP) United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 16 - 20 December 2019.
Directorate of Central Authority and International Law, Ministry of Law and Human Rights in collaboration with International Institute of Justice (IIJ) and the US Government held Global Central Authorities (CA) Initiative: South East Asia Regional Workshop as a CA forum on MLA to develop a number of MLA and Extradition mechanisms for optimizing CAs in ASEAN, by exchanging best practices with dialogue partner countries (8-9 May 2017).