Central Management of Gadjah Mada Alumni (KAGAMA) held a meeting with Chairman of the Supreme Court (MA), Prof. Dr.H.Muhammad Hatta Ali, SH, Tuesday (18/10). In the event that took place in the office of the Supreme Court, Hatta Ali was accompanied by the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Supreme Court.
The hearings was led by the Secretary General of KAGAMA, Ari Dwipayana and Vice Rector for Cooperation and Alumni UGM, Dr. Paripurna P. Sugarda. At the meeting, the book From Bulaksumur for Indonesia by UGM alumni which contains thoughts about the problems of the nation was handed to the Supreme Court leadership.
Ari Dwipayana said there are three domains being discussed by KAGAMA in the event. First, regulatory reforms to address overlaps and poor quality of law regulation, internal reforms of law enforcement agencies, and reinforcement of the legal culture in society.
“Legal reform needs to be done thoroughly from upstream to downstream and touch those 3 (three) fields,” said Ari.
KAGAMA also expressed views on judicial reform to the leadership of MA. KAGAMA proposed at least 5 things to the Chairman of the Supreme Court in the judicial reform which are: to restore the dignity of judges, improve the training system, revamp the transfer and promotion management of judges, improve system of judges recruitment and surveillance system.
At the end of the meeting, Chairman of KAGAMA confirmed to the Supreme Court, that together with the Universitas Gadjah Mada, KAGAMA is ready to support and assist the Supreme Court to reform the justice sector. KAGAMA’s attitude is in line with the will of President Joko Widodo that was presented in the Limited Cabinet Meeting on October 13, 2016 to reform the law so that the law would be equal for every citizen. KAGAMA fully supports the objective of President Joko Widodo so that the ideal for Indonesia to be a state law is fully manifested in the practice of law. Therefore, Indonesia could compete on the global level.