Progressive Law in Combating Illegal Logging in East Kotawaringin (Kotim) Central Kalimantan

Joni ., Wawan Kustiawan, Soejitno ., Samsul Wahidin


In the progressive legal perspective, there are several dominant factor in terms of illegal loggimng and eradication. Factors law enforcement, namely the party which forms or apply the rule of law. Interpreted as a law enforcement officer relating to law enforcement. From the aspect of law enforcement officials in law enforcement in illegal logging District Kotim, show mental weakness of law enforcement officials in enforcing the law. In terms of facilities and infrastructure / facilities, the facility is still a shortage of facilities and infrastructure. Not available adequate logistical needs. In terms of the community, that the law enforcement aims to achieve peace in the community. From the aspect of legal culture of society, that became one of the cultural factors that influence the process of law enforcement. In the context of law enforcement in illegal logging District Kotim, the legal culture of society not provide support for the efforts of law enforcement. This is caused by the legal culture of society which considers that illegal logging is not an offense. Here the necessary simplification of the rules more specific regulations in writing, to waive non technical factors, especially at the local level. Therefore, the law is the product of regional regulations, the products of this law should be operational in the sense not merely as the implementation of the legislation on it but also based on concrete reality in the District Kotim. Similarly, the need for a common perception of illegal logging between the government and the public, particularly local communities. Due to differences in perceptions about illegal logging understanding between local people and the Government led to the ineffectiveness of the fight against illegal logging. Development of concepts such as community forestry or local community-based forest management can be used alternative to preserve the forests that included community.

Keywords:Illegal Logging; Legal progressivity; The Area of Forest in East Kotawaringin

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