Doc : The Professor of Criminal Law Diponegoro University whose also acted as a members of drafting team of The National Criminal Code ( Right to Left) , Prof.Dr.Nyoman Sarikat Putra Jaya ,S.H.,M.H., Prof.Dr.Barda Nawawi Arief,S.H., dan Prof.Dr,Muladi,S.H.
Designation the norms inside on The National Criminal Code Bill that has lasted for almost four decades, has finally been formulated by the several Indonesian Criminal Law Experts. But the Criminal Code Bill had not yet been passed by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, a number of the provisions of the articles formulated therein became polemic in the community, such as criminal penalties regarding the gathering of cohorts to articles on insulting the president.
In order to respond to the pros and cons of the public against a number of articles in the Draft Law, the Faculty of Law of the University of Diponegoro held a dialogue forum to discuss discussing the Criminal Code . The event was held on Wednesday, October 3, 2019 at the Selasar Faculty of Law, Diponegoro University, Semarang. Participants who attended the discussion forum consisted of legal practitioners (advocates, prosecutors and judges), several academics of higher education in the field of law in the Central Java region and Leaders at Diponegoro University.
The speech was given by the Rector of Diponegoro University, Prof. Dr. Yos Johan Utama, S.H., M.Hum at the same time as the opening ceremony for this dialogue. The event was attended by invited guests such as legal academics, legal practitioners, the media and also NGOs in Central Java and Yogyakarta Special Region. The keynote speakers at this dialogue program were Criminal Law experts from the Faculty of Law of the University of Diponegoro who participated as National Draft Bill Draft Team, namely Prof. Dr. Muladi, S.H., Prof. Dr. Barda Nawawi Arief and Prof. Nyoman Serikat Jaya, S.H., M.H.
Prof. Barda explained about the Criminal Code Bill in Book I of the Criminal Code where that the National Criminal Code Bill cannot be compared to the other Bills . There needs to be an approach to the politics of criminal law with the science of law reform. In the second session, the discussion was filled by Prof. Muladi explained about the Criminal Code Bill in Book II of the Criminal Code which emphasized criminalization and sanctions. In the last session that was taught by Prof. Nyoman, it was said that the old Criminal Code needed to be studied further whether it was in accordance with the aspirations and context of Indonesian law, bearing in mind because that Criminal Code was a product of colonialism which was not suitable and synchronize with the personality of the Indonesian nation. By holding a dialogue that discusses this Criminal Code Bill, the entire academic community of the Faculty of Law of the University of Diponegoro is expected to be able to clarify the public’s understanding of the polemic regarding the issue of the pros and cons of the current Criminal Code Bill among Indonesians today.