Legal Implications and Result of Agricultural Soil Function for Settlement

Suryadi ., Made Warka, Endang Prasetyawati


This article titled "The impact of the conversion of agricultural land for settlements" with the enactment of several laws and regulations in order to protect agricultural land will create confusion regarding the enactment of the law. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the existence of norm conflicts with the enactment of Law No. 41 of 2009 concerning Sustainable Agricultural Land, Law Number 1 Year 2011 concerning Housing and Settlement Areas, and Law Number 19 of 2013 concerning Farmer Protection. The second is analyzing the impacts that occur due to the conversion of agricultural land to housing. Various problems relating to land always arise one after another, especially if it is associated with rapid population growth. Conflict of interest often occurs in practice , that a location that is equally attractive to various development actors. It becomes very crucial if, land issues are linked to the implementation of housing and settlements. Housing development is intended so that every family occupies a decent home in a healthy, safe, harmonious and orderly environment. Housing construction requires legislation that is the legal basis. Housing construction by anyone must follow the provisions of the legislation, so as not to cause problems, disputes and losses. Law Number 1 Year 2011 is a law governing Housing and Settlement Areas. This type of research uses normative research, namely legal research which focuses on the study of legislation that includes a layer of legal science consisting of dogmatic studies of law, legal theory, and legal philosophy. The conclusion of this paper is that with the enactment of several laws and regulations in the context of protection of agricultural land from land conversion, it has turned out to cause legal confusion, so universal legislation is needed. Besides that the conversion of agricultural land to settlements has caused various impacts.

Keywords:  impact, transfer of function, agriculture, settlement

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/85-19

Publication date:May 31st 2019

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