Vice President of Indonesia

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Vice President of the
Republic of Indonesia
Indonesian Vice Presidential Seal gold.svg
Vice Presidential Seal
Jusuf Kalla Vice President Portrait 2014.jpg
Incumbent
Jusuf Kalla

since 20 October 2014
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceVice-Presidential Palace, Jakarta
AppointerDirect popular election
Term lengthFive years
Renewable once
Inaugural holderMohammad Hatta
FormationConstitution of Indonesia
18 August 1945
SalaryRp 42,160,000 per month[1]
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesian: Wakil Presiden Republik Indonesia) is the first in the line of succession in the Republic of Indonesia.

The Indonesian Vice Presidency was created during the creation of the 1945 constitution by the Investigating Committee for Preparatory Work for Independence (BPUPKI). The office was first filled on 18 August 1945 when Mohammad Hatta was elected.[2]

Requirements[change | change source]

  • The 1945 Constitution: The Vice-Presidential candidate has to be of Indonesian origins.
  • The Provisional Constitution: The Vice-Presidential candidate has to be an Indonesian citizen aged at least 30 years old.
  • The Amended 1945 Constitution: The Vice-Presidential candidate has to be an Indonesian citizen since his/her birth, who has not willingly become a citizen in another nation, has not betrayed the nation, and is physically and mentally capable of performing the duties.

Succession[change | change source]

The Vice-President replaces the President in the event that the President dies, resigns, or is unable to perform his/her duties for any reason. If the President and the Vice-President dies, resigns, or is unable to perform his/her duties for any reason, the government will be taken over together by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Internal Affairs and Minister of Defence.

List of Vice-Presidents[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Megawati Digaji Rp 112 Juta, Lebih Besar dari Gaji Presiden". KOMPAS (in Indonesian). 28 May 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  2. [EMAIL PROTECTED] Dr. Muhammad Hatta

Other websites[change | change source]