Criminal law politics on regulation of criminal actions in Indonesia


  • Suci Ramadani Universitas Pembangunan Panca Budi Medan, Indonesia
  • Elwi Danil Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
  • Fadilla Sabri Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
  • Aria Zurnetti Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia


crime, legal politics, narcotics, regulation


This paper aimed to discuss the legal politics of regulating narcotics and illegal drugs in Indonesia. Using normative legal research methods, this normative legal research focuses on an inventory of positive law, legal principles and doctrines, legal findings in cases in concreto, legal systematics, comparative law, and legal history. The writing of this scientific paper uses primary legal materials and secondary legal materials. Primary legal materials are in the form of laws and regulations related to the issues raised, including Law No. 35 of 2009 concerning Narcotics. Secondary legal materials are materials that explain primary legal materials, such as law books. The results of the research are supported by the opinions of legal experts (doctrine), as well as legal journals related to this research, among others, that narcotics legal politics is the main point in forming a legal system in the form of laws and regulations that regulate criminal acts as described above, Articles 111, 112 has a reasonably heavy prison sentence, which is a minimum of 4 years, and a maximum sentence of 20 years, even the death penalty.


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Ramadani, S., Danil, E., Sabri, F., & Zurnetti, A. (2021). Criminal law politics on regulation of criminal actions in Indonesia. Linguistics and Culture Review, 5(S1), 1373-1380.



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