Penghentian Proses Hukum Dalam Penanganan Perkara Dekriminalisasi
The implementation of law in society need values which always be obeyed, such as rule of law
and justice. However, sometime they cannot be applied simultaneously. The rule of law can be ignored in
order to achieve the justice. It can be seen on article 1 verse 2 of Indonesia Criminal Code which disregard
principle of legality to give the justice for the offender. In practice, the example case is decriminalization. If
an unlawful act is classified as decriminalization, as result all the current cases must be terminated. This
article will explain about discontinuing the decriminalization case and the law on each phase of legal
process are taken.
Key words : dekriminalisasi (decriminalization), keadilan ( justice), proses hukum (legal process).