• Budi Aspani Universitas Palembang
Keywords: Head of Region, DPRD, Report an Description of Accountability


This research with normative juridical method. The Third Amendment of the 1945 Constitution, has established a new state institution, the Regional Representative Council (DPD). Underlying the formation of the DPD is the desire to better accommodate aspirations and at the same time provide greater role for the regions in the process of political decision-making for matters that are primarily related to the region. The above matter raises two problems, namely: 1 What is the function and authority of DPD in the Indonesian state administration system? 2. How far does the role of the DPD play in the decision-making process of state policies? The type of research used normative juridical research methods, and by using Primary Legal Material in the form of Shrimp-Invitation relating to Regional Representative Council and Legal Material in the form of Scripts in the form of literature and Tertiary Law Material in the form of research material taken from the internet, articles and opinions. Result: The function and authority of DPD in Indonesian state administration system is very limited, namely: a. DPD functions are limited to proposing, participating in discussions, giving consideration and supervision of certain laws. b.The authority of the DPD only deals with certain laws relating to regional autonomy and may give consideration to the DPR when the DPR exercises its authority.The role of DPD in the decision-making process of State policy is: a Explicitly the role of DPD is only limited to propose the proposal to participate in the deliberation, consideration, and supervision of certain laws.b.As the implicit role of DPD as a state legislative institution is very limited, as well as discussing and not as a breaker such as the House of Representatives (DPR).


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