Muhammad Hatta Ali

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Muhammad Hatta Ali
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13th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Indonesia
Assumed office
1 March 2012
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Joko Widodo
Preceded by Harifin Tumpa
Personal details
Born (1950-04-07) April 7, 1950 (age 67)
Indonesia Parepare, South Sulawesi
Citizenship Indonesian

Muhammad Hatta Ali is the thirteenth and current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Indonesia.[1]

In the election held on 8 February 2012, M. Hatta Ali comfortably won the position of chief justice ahead of four other candidates,[2] he was sworn in as chief justice by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on 1 March 2012. Hatta first became a judge in 1982 when he took up a position on the North Jakarta District Court, he was appointed to the High Court in 2003 and then to the Supreme Court in 2007.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ President urges for resolving issue of overlapping regulations. Antara, 27 October 2016. Accessed 7 November 2016.
  2. ^ Ina Parlina and Dicky Christanto, 'High hopes for new justice', The Jakarta Post, 9 February 2012.
  3. ^ 'Indonesia's New Surpreme Court Chief Has Questions About His Past', The Jakarta Post, 9 February 2012.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Harifin Tumpa
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Indonesia
2012-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent