During the Christmas and New Year holidays in Jakarta, gatherings of more than 5 people are prohibited

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During the Christmas and New Year holidays in Jakarta, gatherings of more than 5 people are prohibited.
During the Christmas and New Year holidays in Jakarta, gatherings of more than 5 people are prohibited.

During the Christmas and New Year holidays in Jakarta, gatherings of more than 5 people are prohibited – Crowds of more than five people during the Christmas and New Year holiday period from 18 December 2020 to 8 January 2021 may be subject to sanctions by Satpol PP.

This is stated in the Instruction of the Governor of DKI Jakarta Number 64 of 2020 concerning the Implementation of Control of Community Activities in Preventing Covid-19 during the Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021 Holidays.

Point 17c in the DKI Jakarta Governor's Instruction asks the Head of the Civil Service Police Unit to implement health protocols and prevent crowds of more than five people.

"Establish health protocols in public areas and other places that can cause crowds of people with the provision of limiting activities to a maximum of 5 (people) during the Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021 holidays," reads the Governor's Instruction.

The authority to enforce health protocols with crowd size was previously stated in DKI Jakarta Governor Regulation Number 41 of 2020 Article 11 paragraph 1 which reads:

"Any person who violates the prohibition on carrying out activities with more than 5 (five) people in public places or facilities during the implementation of the PSBB will be subject to sanctions:

a. administrative written warning;

b. social activities in the form of cleaning public facilities while wearing a vest; or

c. administrative fine of at least IDR 100,000.00 (one hundred thousand) and a maximum of IDR 250,000.00 (two hundred and fifty thousand rupiah)" As for paragraph 2 of the same article, it is stated that the sanctions referred to in paragraph 1 are carried out by the Civil Service Police Unit and can be accompanied by by the police.

Source : Kompas.com

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