East Ogan Komering Ulu Regency Regulation No. 23 of 2006 on the Eradication of Immoral Practices

This regional regulation makes provision for the eradication of immoral practices, which, it states, damage the pillars of society and are contrary to religious norms, morality, customs and tradition, and current legal norms (art 2(1)). The regulation includes the following in the definition of immoral practices (perbuatan maksiat):

  1. prostitution;
  2. sexual relations out of wedlock (zina);
  3. homosexual relations;
  4. lebianism;
  5. sodomy;
  6. rape;
  7. sexual abuse;
  8. pornoaction;
  9. pornography;
  10. gambling;
  11. alcohol; and
  12. illicit substance abuse (art 2(2)).

A person found to be in contravention of the regulation can face a maximum fine of IDR 5 million or a maximum prison sentence of 180 days (art 10(2)).

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