Administrative Sanctions for Hospitals Which Grant Permission for Forced Taking the Corpse of Suspect Covid-19 Patients

Authors

  • Asmuni

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i4.3112

Keywords:

administrative sanctions, forced collection of bodies, covid-19 corpses

Abstract

This study is intended to analyze the bodies of suspect Covid-19 patients in the Covid-19 Protocol and the
responsibilities of the perpetrators of forcibly taking the bodies of Suspect or Probable patients in criminal
law. This research is a juridical normative research, which is focused on studying the application of norms
in positive law by combining legal materials which are secondary and primary legal materials. The approach
taken is a statue and a conceptual approach. Based on the results of this study it can be concluded that the
patient’s body is a suspect Covid-19 body, it must be treated like the Covid-19 body until there is a result
from the swab test to fulfill the rights of the body, the responsibility of the perpetrator of forced taking of the
suspect / probable patient’s body in criminal law, among others sentenced to a criminal sentence on the basis
of Article 5 of Law No. 4 of 1984 concerning Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases with the threat of one year
in prison or a fine of up to Rp. 100,000,000 (One Hundred Million Rupiah).

Author Biography

Asmuni

Faculty of Law, Hang Tuah University, Surabaya

Published

2021-08-27

How to Cite

Asmuni. (2021). Administrative Sanctions for Hospitals Which Grant Permission for Forced Taking the Corpse of Suspect Covid-19 Patients. Medico Legal Update, 21(4), 102-109. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i4.3112