Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · There Ought to be (Another) Law
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

There Ought to be (Another) Law

Bali Villa Association Wants Provincial Bylaw to Close Illegal Villas


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Bali Villa Association, BVA, illegal villa operations, Jro Mangku Wayan Suteja
Click Image to Enlarge

(2/28/2014)

The Bali Daily (The Jakarta Post) is reporting that the Bali Village Association (BVA) is calling on the provincial government of Bali to issue new bylaws that will bring illegal villas being rented on a commercial basis into line with the law.

The chairman of BVA, Jro Mangku Wayan Suteja, emphasized the need for stiffer regulation to halt the operation of illegal unlicensed villas in the form of private homes offered as short-term tourist accommodation.

Regulations passed in 2009 required “legal” villas to offer a minimum of five rooms, hold all necessary business licenses, offer on-site property management, 24-hourse service and security protection.

Suteja said: “The problem is that there are many people who own a house with some facilities, like a swimming pool, rent the house and claim that it is a ‘villa’, but it does not fulfill the requirements. This is absolutely a violation.”

On a national level, the Ministry of Tourism and the Creative Economy is considering legislation to standardize the operation of commercial villas.
The BVA is calling on the provincial administration of Bali to immediately issue new by laws and not wait for the national government to formulate rules in the face of Bali’s booming oversupply of accommodation.

The goal of the BVA is to put private residences operating as commercial villas out of business in Bali.

“People who have no licenses to operate their properties as commercial villas should register to obtain the licenses. If they refuse to comply, then the places should be closed,” added Suteja.

Among the complaints leveled against illegal villas in Bali by BVA are failures to pay taxes and meet security standards to guarantee the safety of guests.

BVA estimates that more than 10% of the some 1,200 villas operating in Bali are illegal.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

   

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Baliís Loses Much-Loved Tourism Pioneer
Ida Pedanda Gde Ngurah Karang Ė Founder of Segara Village Hotel Dies at 87
(12/22/2014)
Fun & Sun Costs More in South Bali
Price of Waters Sports at Tanjung Benoa, Bali Increase by 30%
(12/20/2014)
Fire in East Denpasar
Fire Destroys 7 Shop Houses in East Denpasar, Bali
(12/20/2014)
Mantra for Difficult Times
Australian Mantra Hotel Group Scales Down its Plans in Tough Bali Marketplace
(12/20/2014)
Be Prepared
Bali Identifies Areas at Risk of Natural Disaster and Maps Plans to Minimize Destruction
(12/20/2014)
When Sleighs Wonít Do
Bali Airport to Operate 134 Extra Flights Over Christmas and New Year Period
(12/20/2014)
When a Bay Becomes a Quagmire
Editorial: We Support Jakarta Globe Call for President Joko Widodo to Cancel the Benoa Bay Reclamation
(12/20/2014)
4.25 Million Foreign Tourists to Bali in 2015?
Bali Seeks to Add 500,000 Tourist Visitors in 2015
(12/20/2014)
That Takes the Lot!
Baliís Tanah Lot Temple Experiencing a Record Number of Visitors Leader Up to Year End Piodalan Ceremony
(12/20/2014)
Shanghaied No More
Singaraja, Bali Immigration Office Deports 282 Foreign Workers in 2014
(12/20/2014)
Different Strokes Apply in Bali
Pendawa Beach Visitors in Bali Reminded that Sexual Activity and Swimming While Menstruating are Strictly Not Allowed
(12/20/2014)
Bali Non-Stop to Cairn, Australia
JetStar to Fly Direct Three Time a Week Cairns to Bali Flights Starting in March 2015
(12/20/2014)
All [News]!