Vol 6, No 2 (2021): Indonesia J. Crim. L. Studies (November, 2021)

Criminal Liability Political Parties in Criminal Acts of Corruption: Indonesia Korea Comparison

Lukitasari, Diana (Unknown)
Hartiwiningsih, Hartiwiningsih (Unknown)
Ginting, Rehnalemken (Unknown)
Subekti, Subekti (Unknown)
Pratiwi, Dian Esti (Unknown)

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Publish Date
14 Nov 2021


Political parties are often in the spotlight because of the corrupt behavior of their members with the aim of party interests. The forms of criminal acts of corruption by cadres or political party administrators have various modes, including bribery, buying and selling positions, extorting strategic sectors, harming state finances, abuse of authority and misuse of budgets in development programs. Although there are many cases where political parties are suspected of being in the vortex of enjoying the proceeds of criminal acts of corruption, until now criminal responsibility is still borne by individuals, whether cadres or administrators of political parties. This study aims to provide an overview of the criminal liability arrangements of political parties in corruption in Indonesia and to conduct a comparative study of the accountability of political parties in Indonesia and South Korea. The research method used is non-doctrinal by taking secondary data sources with legal, conceptual and grammatical approaches. The results show that Indonesia still includes political parties as corporations, however, political parties in Indonesia are legal entities that cannot be held criminally responsible. South Korea is an example of a country that regulates criminal acts of political parties through their respective laws. In general, South Korea imposes criminal responsibility on persons or administrators of party members, not on the party itself.

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Law, Crime, Criminology & Criminal Justice


The Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies (IJCLS) is one of the scientific journals in the field of criminal law issued by the Criminal Law Department of the Faculty of Law, UNNES. IJCLS was first published in November 2016 to coincide with the 9th anniversary of the Faculty of Law UNNES, and ...