The Council of Representatives of the Regions (Dewan Perwakilan Daerah or DPD)

Article 22C
(1) The members of the DPD shall be elected from every province through a general election.

(2) The total number of members of DPD in every province shall be the same, and the total membership of the DPD shall not exceed a third of the total membership of the DPR.

(3) The DPD shall hold a session at least once every year.

(4) The structure and composition of the DPD shall be regulated by law.

Article 22D
(1) The DPD may propose to the DPR Bills related to regional autonomy, the relationship of central and local government, formation, expansion and merger of regions, management of natural resources and other economic resources, and Bills related to the financial balance between the center and the regions.

(2) The DPD shall participate in the discussion of Bills related to regional autonomy; the relationship of central and local government; formation, expansion, and merger of regions; management of natural resources and other economic resources, and financial balance between the center and the regions; and shall provide consideration to the DPR over Bills on the State Budget and on Bills related to taxation, education, or religion.

(3) The DPD may oversee the implementation of laws concerning regional autonomy, the formation, expansion and merger of regions, the relationship of central and local government, management of natural resources and other economic resources, implementation of the State Budget, taxation, education, or religion and shall in addition submit the result of such oversight to the DPR in the form of materials for its further consideration.

(4) The members of the DPD may be removed from office under requirements and procedures that shall be regulated by law.