Consumer Protection on Nonofficial Drugs Case in Indonesia: How Far the Legal Protection is?

Main Article Content

Chatrin Intan Sari


The purpose of this study is to know how the legal protection for consumers on the circulation of illegal drugs and how the accountability of business actors on the circulation of illegal drugs. By using normative juridical research method this study found that the legal protection to consumers on the circulation of illegal drugs conducted by the government through the Agency of Drugs and Food. The Agency highlighted that the attention that the government has run its supervision. In addition, the protection of consumer law arising from the existence of rights and obligations set forth in Article 4 letters a and c, article 7 letters a and d, article 8 paragraph 1 letter a, d and e of Law Number 8 Year 1999 concerning Consumer Protection. The fulfilment of consumer rights over security, the right to be heard, the correct, clear, and honest information regulated in the UUPK is still not fulfilled. Article 98 paragraph 2, Article 106 paragraph 1 and 2 of Law Number 36 Year 2009 on Health. The business actor is responsible as the manufacturer of the goods because the importer of the goods is not an agent or official importer. The business actor who is an individual shall be liable for the losses incurred even if only as an importer not as a producer of the goods. 

Article Details

How to Cite
Sari, C. I. (2021). Consumer Protection on Nonofficial Drugs Case in Indonesia: How Far the Legal Protection is?. Law Research Review Quarterly, 7(4), 459-472.


Ahmad, M. (2013). Prinsip-Prinsip Perlindungan Hukum Bagi Konsumen di Indonesia. Jakarta: Rajawali Pers.

Husni, S. (2000). Hukum Perlindungan Konsumen. Bandung: Mandar Maju.

Janus, S. (2014). Hukum Perlindungan Konsumen di Indonesia. Bandung: PT. Citra Aditya Bakti.

Kartika, S. E. (2005). Hukum dalam Ekonomi. Jakarta: PT Gramedia Widiasarana.

Nasution, A. Z. (2006). Hukum Perlindungan Konsumen Suatu Pengantar. Jakarta: Diaudit Media.

Nugroho, S. A. (2008). Proses Penyelesaian Sengketa Konsumen Ditinjau dari Hukum Acara Serta Kendala Implementasinnya. Jakarta: Kencana.

Rianto, A. (2005). Metodologi Penelitian Sosial dan Hukum. Jakarta: Granit.

Soerjono, S. (2009). Penelitian Hukum Normatif Suatu Tinjauan Singkat. Jakarta: Raja Grafindo Persada.

Susanto, H. (2008). Hak-Hak Konsumen Jika Dirugikan. Jakarta: Visimedia.

Sutedi, A. (2008). Tanggung Jawab Produk dalam Perlindungan Konsumen. Bogor: Ghalia Indonesia.

Syamsuni, S. (2006). Farmasetika Dasa dan Hitungan Farmasi, Jakarta: EGC.