Adat Law in Designing of Land Law System

Yantje Liauw, A. Suryaman Mustari Pide, Aminuddin Salle, Farida Patittingi


Legal problems of land are evidence that confirm the importance and significance of soil for human life. Loss of land rights not only means less food and non-fulfillment of the minimum requirements for people who rely and depend their lives on land, but also undermine the entire order of other non-economic life are attached to the land based on the origin of cultural history ancestors living place hereditary ... Article 3 of the Law No. 5 of 1960 on the UUPA states that adat law is bound as long as it is not contrary to law or regulation or other higher national interests. Although the adat law (communal rights) does exist and still adhered by the people, there is no reason to apply, unless there is consent from the holders of power.

Keywords: Adat Law, Land Law System

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