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

The problems in carrying out the role and duties of Tuha Lapan (Head of Customary Law) in assisting the pemerintahan gampong (Village Government)


Aditya Gunawan, Mahdi Syahbandir, Teuku Muttaqin Mansur

The government respects the unity of indigenous peoples and their traditional rights as long as they are alive and in accordance with the development of the community, based on Article 18B Paragraph (2) of the 1945 Constitution, these provisions are included in the village government system that has traditional structures or institutions and still grows its customs. Based on Law Number 6 of 2014, it states that the Village is a legal community unit that has territorial boundaries that are authorized to regulate and manage government affairs, the interests of local communities based on community initiatives, rights of origin and/ or traditional rights that are recognized and respected in the government system of the Republic of Indonesia, specifically for Aceh Province called Gampong (village), the provisions of Law Number 11 of 2006 concerning the Government of Aceh Gampong or other names are the unity of a legal society that is subordinate to the Mukim and is headed by a keuchik or other name that has the right to administer its own domestic affairs, The implementation of the Gampong government is also known as Tuha Lapan Gampong which was formed in agreement with Tuha Peut (Village Parliament) and Keuchik Gampong Fort Pidie regency which is contained in Qanun Sigli City Regency. However, what has happened so far is that the role of Tuha Lapan Gampong has not been seen in the implementation of the Gampong government. This research was conducted with the aim of finding out whether the authority of Tuha Lapan Gampong in Pidie Regency reflects the needs and aspirations of the Gampong community, How tupoksi Tuha Lapan in the Gampong Government to help the Gampong Government and whether the constraints in carrying out the role and duties of Tuha Lapan in assisting the Gampong Government.
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How to cite this article:
Aditya Gunawan, Mahdi Syahbandir, Teuku Muttaqin Mansur. The problems in carrying out the role and duties of Tuha Lapan (Head of Customary Law) in assisting the pemerintahan gampong (Village Government). International Journal of Law, Volume 8, Issue 3, 2022, Pages 132-136
International Journal of Law