This regional regulation makes provision for the eradication of social ills. It defines social ills as:
- prostitution (both homosexual and heterosexual in nature);
- drinking and selling alcohol and/or traditional alcoholic beverages;
- opening a food and beverage stall during Ramadhan;
- cock-fighting gambling activities;
- lending money at a particular interest rate, with or without a guarantee, or with unofficial instalments;
- posting indecent images in public that contravene traditional and religious norms and mores;
- women or men showing their aurat (parts of the body required to be clothed in public according to Islam);
- toto gelap (number-predicting gaming); and
- being intoxicated in a public place (art 2(1)).
The regulation states that the regent or an appointed officer is authorised to order the cessation of all social ill-related activities, purusant to current regulations and customary/religious norms (art 5(b)). Penalties for such conduct range from IDR 15-50 million and/or three months' imprisonment (art 11).