Indonesia: In Draft Bill, At Least 1 Year in Prison for Illegal Loggers | WWF

Indonesia: In Draft Bill, At Least 1 Year in Prison for Illegal Loggers



Posted on 20 December 2010
From the Jakarta Post: Legislators are set to deliberate the first-ever bill to combat illegal logging that will impose harsh punishments on rogue loggers, who now usually receive lenient jail sentences for their crimes. The bill, initiated by the House of Representatives, states illegal loggers would get a minimum sentence of one year in prison and a Rp 500 million (US$55,500) fine. Read more...