Minister of Transportation, Ignatius Jonan as a speaker in the Inspirato event in Jakarta (Liputan6.com/Helmi Fitriansyah)
Jakarta - Minister of Transportation (Menhub) Ignasius Jonan confirmed that every public transportation mode operating in Indonesia must follow the rules in accordance with applicable Law (UU). Because if not, the transportation is considered illegal because it does not have official permission from the government.

Jonan explained, the first requirement that must be met in order to be legal transportation that has a legal entity. The Government provides options in the formation of this legal entity, including foundations, cooperatives or limited liability company (PT).

Another requirement that must be required is the KIR test. So far, Jonan has not been informed that the current online transport has performed KIR tests. "Maybe it will be done," he said as written on Wednesday (23/3/2016).

Terms of Transportation Jonan for Public Transport Operated in RI
About online mode of transportation, Jonan suggested that entrepreneurs who run business in the sector make legal entities and then register the means of transportation as the operator of public transportation.

If you still want to use a black plate, according to Jonan it can be done. "Rental is also black plate, even if rental there is no boundary," he said.

Therefore, according to Jonan, the current Uber and Grabcar services, under the Road Transport Traffic Act are illegal. Therefore, Jonan suggested that the Uber and Grabcar administrators to stop the service and then take care of the permit in accordance with existing legislation.

For information, thousands of taxi drivers demonstrated against the existence of black app-based public transport on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 yesterday. The demo action could make the streets in Jakarta badly jammed. (Gdn / Ndw)