The Legal Aid for Underprivileged People in Indonesia

Putra, Irwan Sapta and Panggabean, Mompang L. and Widiarty, Wiwik Sri and Karlina, Yunawati and Hibar, Ujang and Laksana, April (2023) The Legal Aid for Underprivileged People in Indonesia. RUSSIAN LAW JOURNAL, 11 (3). pp. 1717-1722. ISSN 2312-3605

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One of the legal problems that occurs is about access to legal aid for Indonesian citizens who are not economically and financially able to get legal assistance services from advocates. The purpose of this research is first to find out whether people who are incapacitated are still entitled to free legal assistance from advocates and the Indonesian state. Secondly, is to find out the conditions that must be met for people who cannot afford to get the advocate legal services for free. This research method is normative legal research, with a statutory approach, a historical approach. Primary, secondary and tertiary data sources. Data collection techniques with literature studies, qualitative juridical data analysis. The results of the study: Indonesians who cannot afford access to legal aid for free because the Indonesian state has budgeted a fee of fifty three billion rupiah for legal assistance to people who cannot afford it every year and advocates are obliged to provide legal assistance for free. The conditions for obtaining access to legal aid only need to attach a certificate of incapacity from the village office where he lives and the chronology of legal issues. For this reason, the state guarantees the rights for all Indonesians to get access to legal aid for free, as stated in law concerning legal aid. Keywords: Free legal aid access, advocates;

Item Type: Article
Subjects: LAW
Depositing User: Mr Sahat Maruli Tua Sinaga
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2023 09:18
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2024 09:24

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