Formulation Policy of Euthanasia Criminal Action in the Indonesian Criminal Law System

Authors

  • Jane Margaretha Handayani
  • Edy Lisdiyono
  • Bambang Joyo Supeno
  • Wahyu SatriaWana Putra Wijaya

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2757

Keywords:

Formulation Policy; Criminal act; Euthanasia.

Abstract

Introduction: Euthanasia is considered to be contradictory to the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of
Indonesia, which is contained in Chapter XA, second amendment about human rights which are concerning
about the right to live and the right to be protected. There are no specific laws and regulations which regulate
Euthanasia in Indonesia; therefore, it is important to research the laws and regulations that have to possibility
to regulate Euthanasia, especially in the Indonesian criminal law system at present time.
Purpose of Research: This research aims to acknowledge and analyze the Euthanasia criminal action
formulation policy in the criminal law system at present time.
Research Methodology: This research is a normative juridical legal research with a statute approach.
Discussion: The practice of Euthanasia is prohibited by Article 344 of the Criminal Code; therefore, the
regulations must be based on the court order, either the active Euthanasia which is stated real and sincere by
the victim or the passive Euthanasia which is stated by other parties other than the victim.

Author Biographies

Jane Margaretha Handayani

Doctoral Student University 17 Agustus 1945, Indonesia

Edy Lisdiyono

Professors University 17 Agustus 1945, Indonesia

Bambang Joyo Supeno

Associate Professor University 17 Agustus 1945, Indonesia

Wahyu SatriaWana Putra Wijaya

Associate Professor Semarang University, Indonesia

Published

2021-03-12

How to Cite

Jane Margaretha Handayani, Edy Lisdiyono, Bambang Joyo Supeno, & Wahyu SatriaWana Putra Wijaya. (2021). Formulation Policy of Euthanasia Criminal Action in the Indonesian Criminal Law System. Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 654-658. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2757