Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)



The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was established on 29 December 2003 under the President with the enactment of Law No. 30 of 2002.

Relevant legislation


The KPK comprises the Office of the Deputy for Prevention, the Office of the Deputy for Repression, the Office of the Deputy for Information, the Office of the Deputy for Internal Monitoring and Public Complaints, and the Secretariat General. The executive team is composed of five commissioners--one Chairman and four Vice-Chairmen, two advisors, four deputies, and a secretary-general.

Regional offices:


Number of staff:

1,141 (Commissioners 5, Advisors 1, Prevention 252, Repression 312, Information & Data 161, Public Complaints 87, Secretariat 325) as of the end of 2015

Head of organization:

 Agus Rahardjo

KPK commissioners are selected by the parliament from a pool of candidates offered by the President. The President legalizes the candidates appointed by the parliament. The Commissioners of the KPK shall hold office for a term of four years, and may be reappointed for one term.

Annual budget:

 898,908.9 million Rupiah (2015)

Major functions:

The KPK conducts anti-corruption activities through repressive and preventive efforts. The Commission coordinates and supervises the activities of institutions authorized to combat acts of corruption.

It conducts preliminary investigations, investigations, and prosecutions against acts of corruption. KPK is authorized to take over an indictment or a prosecution process against a corruptor that is being performed by the Police or the Attorney General’s Office. Corruption cases are appraised and decided on by the Court of Corruption.

The KPK also carries out corruption prevention activities, and monitors state governance. It examines the Wealth Reports of State Officials, develops anti-corruption education and socialization programs, and conducts anti-corruption campaigns.

The Commission conducts analyses on the administrative management systems of all State and Government institutions, and provides those institutions with guidance and suggestions to improve the administrative management system that is vulnerable to corruption.



Bernadette Steari Saraswati
International Cooperation Specialist
Corruption Eradication Commission
Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav C-1
Jakarta 12920 Indonesia
Tel: +62-21-255 78 300
Fax: +62-21-529 212 30

Source: Annual Report 2015 of the KPK
Last updated on 13 July 2016.


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