Obstruction of Justice in Corruption Cases How Does the Indonesian Anti-Corruption Commission Investigate the Case?

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Deni Setya Bagus Yuherawan


The purpose of this article is to analyze the investigation authority of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on the counteraction case of corruption justice process. The reason for the writing is the existence of different interpretation of the authority of the KPK Investigator to conduct an investigation on the counteraction case of justice process in Article 21 of Law No. 31 of 1999 concerning Eradication of Corruption Law junto Law No. 20 of 2001 concerning Amendment to Law Number 31 of 1999 concerning Eradication of the Corruption (the Law of Corruption Act). The analysis method of the problem formulation applies Grammatical Interpretation, Systematic Interpretation, and Teleological Interpretation. The legislation analyzed, besides the Anti-Corruption Law, is the Decree of the People’s Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia Number XI / MPR / 1998 concerning State Administrators that are clean and free of corruption, collusion, and nepotism; also Law Number 30 of 2002 concerning the Corruption Eradication Commission junto Law Number 10 of 2015 concerning the Establishment of Government Regulations in lieu of Law Number 1 of 2015 concerning Amendments to Law Number 30 of 2002 concerning the Corruption Eradication Commission. The conclusion of this article is that the KPK Investigator is not authorized to conduct an investigation on the counteraction case of corruption justice process.

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Yuherawan, D. S. B. (2020). Obstruction of Justice in Corruption Cases. JILS (Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies), 5(1), 225-256. https://doi.org/10.15294/jils.v5i1.38575
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Deni Setya Bagus Yuherawan, Faculty of Law, Universitas Trunojoyo Madura

Deni Setya Bagus Yuherawan is a Lecturer at Faculty of Law Universitas Trunojoyo Madura (UTM), Indonesia. His research interests are concerning Criminal Law and Philosophy of Law. Beside working as a Lecturer and Researcher in Criminal Law Studies, He has also served as Dean of the Faculty of Law (2014-2015) and Vice Rector I (2015-2018). Currently, the Author is active in various scientific meetings and conferences both national and international.


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