Law Enforcement Practice of Illegal Fishing In North Sulawesi Waters

Cornelis Djelfie Massie


Objectives of this study is to investigate the practices of law enforcement against illegal fishing in the waters of North Sulawesi , and to determine the constraints on law enforcement against illegal fishing practices in the waters of North Sulawesi .

Urgency ( virtue ) of this study are : Authority of law enforcement the practice of illegal fishing in the territorial waters of North Sulawesi include the authority handling the violations that occurred in this region . It is based on the provisions of international law which asserts that the coastal states ( Coastal states ) has a number of interests protected .

Methods This study was conducted the research approach of the two sides of the normative research ( research literature and field research ) to see the reality of law . Normative research is basic research in particular to examine aspects of territorial sovereignty and the rule of law , while the field of research , especially seeing cases of illegal fishing practices in the waters of North Sulawesi region.

Conclusions of this research are :

1. Law enforcement against illegal fishing practices in the waters of North Sulawesi conducted by North Sulawesi Police Water Police Directorate and implemented in accordance with the legislation in force through the process of arrest , investigation , investigation , prosecution and trial . In many cases the settlement process occurs misdemeanor that has been resolved and the other cases can not be processed further because of insufficient evidence meets the elements of a crime and some cases while assigned to the North Sulawesi Provincial Police for further processing . For administrative violations cruise resolved through coaching and obligations master and crew to take care of the necessary shipping documents .

2. Constraints in law enforcement , namely the lack of personnel Sulawesi Police Water Police Directorate in comparison with the total area of ​​the Territorial waters of North Sulawesi to implement both operational duties in the field and the lack of facilities owned fleet . Other constraints such as limited operational costs and human resources . In the settlement process of law in violation of the waters of North Sulawesi many obstacles , because the information about the citizenship status of the crew requires a relatively long time from other countries coming crew .

Keywords: law enforcement, illegal fishing

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