Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Awaiting a Formal Explanation
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Awaiting a Formal Explanation

Lawyers Defending Governor and Province in Environmental Suit Vie for Time In Answering WALHI’s Complaint


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Bali Friends of the Earth, WALHI, Made Mangku Pastika, PTUN, Administrative Court, Wayan Gendo Suardana, Simon Nahak, PT Tirta Rahmat Bahari, Taman Hutan Raya, mangrove
Click Image to Enlarge

(2/15/2013)

The legal proceeding by Bali’s Friends of the Earth (WALHI) against Bali’s Governor and the Province continued on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 in a Denpasar Courtroom.

The suit filed by WALHI challenges the legality of the lease granted by Governor Pastika to a private firm, PT Tirta Rahmat Bahari, for a 55-year-lease on the 122.22 hectare publicly-owned mangrove forest known as Taman Hutan Raya surrounding Bali’s airport.

The Bali Post
reports that the legal team representing the province have for the second time postponed their response to the WALHI legal challenge put before the Administrative Court (PTUN).

One of the lawyers representing the Governor and the Province, Simon Nahak, told the Court that his legal team is still unprepared to formally respond to the WALHI suit. Nahak said the team of lawyers needs to first coordinate with a number of government departments, including the Forestry and Environmental Departments - in order to properly and fully respond.

Said Nahak: “This is a serious problem because problems connected to the environment are both local and international issues. Because of this, we consider this sufficiently serious and want to present a complete response.”

Meanwhile, seven of the ten lawyers appointed to represent WALHI before the Court expressed their disappointment with the failure of the Governor’s legal team to file their response. WALHI’s lawyers complain that their suit has been in the hands of the Defendants for more than two weeks.

The chairman of WALHI and also a lawyer, Wayan “Gendo” Suardana, is eager that his organization obtains a timely response to their suite against. He is hopeful that the response will be heard when the Court reconvenes for the third time on February 20, 2013.

“The hearing has been postponed for another week. We will see in one week if the Governor’s legal team is ready or not. If we include the coming week, that means the Governor’s lawyers have held our complaint for three weeks. That’s long enough,” complained Gendo.

Related Articles

[Save Our Swamps!]

[Swamp People]

[Green Protests Continue in Bali]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

   

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Bali’s Loses Much-Loved Tourism Pioneer
Ida Pedanda Gde Ngurah Karang – Founder of Segera Village Hotel Dies at 87
(12/21/2014)
Fun & Sun Costs More in South Bali
Price of Waters Sports at Tanjung Benoa, Bali Increase by 30%
(12/20/2014)
Fire in East Denpasar
Fire Destroys 7 Shop Houses in East Denpasar, Bali
(12/20/2014)
Mantra for Difficult Times
Australian Mantra Hotel Group Scales Down its Plans in Tough Bali Marketplace
(12/20/2014)
Be Prepared
Bali Identifies Areas at Risk of Natural Disaster and Maps Plans to Minimize Destruction
(12/20/2014)
When Sleighs Won’t Do
Bali Airport to Operate 134 Extra Flights Over Christmas and New Year Period
(12/20/2014)
When a Bay Becomes a Quagmire
Editorial: We Support Jakarta Globe Call for President Joko Widodo to Cancel the Benoa Bay Reclamation
(12/20/2014)
4.25 Million Foreign Tourists to Bali in 2015?
Bali Seeks to Add 500,000 Tourist Visitors in 2015
(12/20/2014)
That Takes the Lot!
Bali’s Tanah Lot Temple Experiencing a Record Number of Visitors Leader Up to Year End Piodalan Ceremony
(12/20/2014)
Shanghaied No More
Singaraja, Bali Immigration Office Deports 282 Foreign Workers in 2014
(12/20/2014)
Different Strokes Apply in Bali
Pendawa Beach Visitors in Bali Reminded that Sexual Activity and Swimming While Menstruating are Strictly Not Allowed
(12/20/2014)
Bali Non-Stop to Cairn, Australia
JetStar to Fly Direct Three Time a Week Cairns to Bali Flights Starting in March 2015
(12/20/2014)
All [News]!