Applications to detain imports must now be filed at the Commercial District Courts. Procedures for swift hearings and decisions are provided and seem relatively clear. The court can set hearings very quickly and order temporary detention for 10 days to hear the matter more fully. So far so good.
However in order to preserve the temporary detention the IP holder must file a full civil action for infringement. Given legal costs are unrecoverable in Indonesia that will in most cases outweigh the value of the seizure.
Then the rules state that detailed clear information on the import consignment must be provided, which of course is impossible in most import cases, by definition.
These rules go against almost every recommendation made by the World Customs Organisation to simplify IP border protection. IP Komodo can hardly imagine a set of regulations that would make IP border seizures harder!