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|Member||PT Hati Prima Agro (a subsidiary of Bumitama Agri Ltd.)|
|Date Filed||01 July 2012|
|Category||Oil Palm Growers|
Principle 2 RSPO P & C Compliance with applicable laws and regulations
As a result of the revocation of the Forest Relinguishment Decree (“2008 Decree”) on June 2012 over its area by the local government,. PT Hati Prima Agro’s Permit & License validity and legality have been called into question Subsequently, the issuance of Wood Utilization License (IPK) to UD Karya Budi by the Kotawaringin Timur Forestry Agency in Antang Kalang Kotawaringin Timur District, Central Kalimantan was alleged not to be inaccordance with national laws of Indonesia.
1 April 2015
BGA submitted formal letter, to reaffirm that the status of the conditional sales and purchase has been conducted between PT HPA and PT Langgeng Makmur Sejahtera, as the new owner of the location permit (Ijin Lokasi) and Plantation Business License (Ijin Usaha Perkebunan) of the HPA in accordance with the relevant Indonesian Laws and regulations.
21 April 2015
Base on Complaints Panel meeeting on 15 April 2015, RSPO Complaints Panel agreed to close this complaint. The formal letter on case closure was sent to BGA on 21 April 2015 by the RSPO Secretariat.
13 October 2017
Secretariat received a request for reopening of the previously closed case.
23 October 2017 (CP Meeting)
CP directed Secretariat to forward the queries listed by the Complainants in the letter to Bumitama.
A decision on the next steps to be taken upon receipt of the response from Bumitama.
24 October 2017
Secretariat forwarded the documents related to the request to re-open the case of PT HPA to Bumitama.
7 November 2017
Secretariat received a response letter from Bumitama;
21 November 2017 (CP Meeting)
Upon the initial review of the response from Bumitama, Complaints Panel decided to re-open the case.
21 December 2017 (CP Meeting)
CP has decided to reopen the case. Secretariat tasked to follow up with the parties to the Complaint.
24 January 2018 (CP Meeting)
Secretariat to follow up with the related Parties on whether they still plan to proceed with the requested tripartite meeting and on additional information related to the previous divestment process.
21 February 2018
Secretariat to follow up with the Complainants.
21 March 2018
Secretariat has a meeting with the company to discuss the chronology of the legality Permit for PT. HPA. Secretariat requested the company to provide the copy of the permit for PT. HPA.
28 March 2018
25 April 2018
To follow up with the Company on the copy of the documents and proceed to review the document.
25 May 2018
To commission a legal expert to do a complete review of the documents.
18 June 2018
Follow up action to be discussed further.
25 July 2018
Continue to proceed with the legal review.
23 August 2018
Company to be informed of the decision related to cost for the legal review.
|Statement from RSPO/Progress Update||Date|
|Letter on case closure - PT HPA||21 April 2015|
|Letter from BGA - CSPA||31 March 2015|
|Letter-to-bga-hpa-19-mar-2015.pdf||19 March 2015|
|Bumitama Announcement on HPA||9 January 2015|
|RSPO Complaints Panel Decision to cease all work on concession||4 November 2014|
|_Supreme Court Decision - K_TUN_2013.pdf||16 October 2014|
|News Released - Clarification from Bumitama Agri Ltd||19 September 2014|
|Announcement of Notice of Appeal||7 August 2014|
|Chronology of Complaint against Bumitama Agri Ltd by Aid Environment||10 April 2014|
|Respon Surat PT HPA_English.pdf||16 December 2013|
|Response to RSPO Grievane Panel Prelininary Fndings||7 January 2013|
|Complaint PT Hati Prima Agro(1).pdf||13 December 2012|
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