PR 63 is the implementation regulation of Law no.24 Year 2009 regarding National Flag, Language, Emblem and Anthem (“Law24”). The introduction of this Presidential Regulation clearly mandates that any agreement involving an Indonesian party should be made in Indonesian language or at least in dual language. In the event of a bilingual agreement, the parties are allowed to determine the prevailing language should there be any inconsistencies.
Moreover, PR 63 also further outlines the provisions of the mandatory use of Indonesian language across 14 contexts, namely:
Neither Law 24 nor PR 63 impose any sanctions in the case of violations, however it is important to ensure all your documents are fully compliant in Indonesian language or bilingual form to ensure that your agreements are not ruled out as invalid or null and void in the Indonesian Court of Law in case of any dispute.