International Journal of Law
International Journal of Law
International Journal of Law
Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2022)

Authority of the national narcotics agency (BNN) in performing execution of assets resulting from the criminal act of money laundering results in narcotics crimes


Rokhmad Sunanto

One of law's functions is to direct human behavior. As a guide, the law is also tasked with regulating conduct or attitudes, which it accomplishes through the use of negative consequences in the form of punishment. Additionally, the legislation seeks to safeguard and prevent anyone from acting as a judge against themselves. The purpose of law is not just to safeguard citizens from abuse of power, but also to ensure their happiness and fairness. This study employs a qualitative research strategy that combines a literature review and a statute analysis. According to the study's findings, the law is a tool for social control. In this scenario, the law serves as a tool of coercion, defending civilians against threats and actions that jeopardize their lives and property. The narcotics problem in Indonesia was only a minor issue at the time, and the New Order Government maintained the position and belief that the drug problem in Indonesia would not develop since the Indonesian nation was religious and dedicated to Pancasila. This perspective blinds the government and the entire Indonesian nation to the risks of drugs, to the point where when the drug problem surged in mid-1997 in response to the regional currency crisis, the Indonesian government and nation appeared unable to cope with it. In comparison to Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand, which have fought the risks of narcotics regularly and relentlessly since 1970.
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Rokhmad Sunanto. Authority of the national narcotics agency (BNN) in performing execution of assets resulting from the criminal act of money laundering results in narcotics crimes. International Journal of Law, Volume 8, Issue 3, 2022, Pages 60-64
International Journal of Law