Mangrove Management in Indonesia from Laws on Coastal and Small Islands

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Mangrove in coastal ecosystem is in the transition zone between land and marine ecosystem. In the management, the authority should apply multisectoral approach. The research purpose will study the implication of issuing Law Number 27 Year 2007 concerning Management of Coastal and Small Islands with legislations on mangrove forest management. In the mangrove forest management, it is urgent to have a definite state policy. There are the authority of Forestry Ministry Republic of Indonesia in the forest management (Law Number 41 Year 1999 concerning Forestry) and Conservation of Natural Resources and the Ecosystem (Law Number Year 1990), the authority of Minister of Environment Republic of Indonesia (Law Number 23/1997 concerning Enviromental Management), the minister-level authority appointed as spatial planning coordinator by President (Law Number 26 Year 2007 concerning Spatial Planning), Law Number 5 Year 1974 concerning the Principles of Regional Government, the authority of Minister of Public Works (Law Number 11 Year 1974 concerning Irrigation) and Law Number 27/2007 PWP-3-K. Moreover, there is no minister-level official in the coordination of inter-and-non-ministerial mangrove forest management.

Keywords: legislation, coastal area, mangrove management

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