Legal Consideration on Formulating “Local Diversity” in Act 18A (1) of the Constitution of Republic Indonesia in 1945

Iza Rumesten RS


Plurality is something adhered to Indonesian nation, even more before this nation established, there are ethnical society construction and its practice of government proven by country life of big and small kingdoms in this archipelago. This plurality is accommodated by the country’s founder by establishing that the form of Indonesian country is Unitary State using decentralization system. However, in its implementation, there are many rebellion in regional levels moreover it appears claim to break away from the Unitary State of Republic Indonesia (NKRI).based on the fact above, the problem statement of this study reveals that what legal consideration on formulating the word of regional diversity in act 18A (1) the Constitution of Indonesian Republic in 1945 and what the meaning of the word in implementation of correlation between central government and regional. This study is normative research using qualitative juridical method. The research showed that the legal consideration on formulating the word of local diversity in act 18A (1) the Constitution of Indonesian Republic in 1945 referred to accommodate all diversity appearing in local, that derived from effort to prevent disintegrate. Moreover, the meaning of local diversity in conducting authority between central and local government was the form and content of local autonomy should not be uniform. This form and content referred to any special condition and diversity in certain local area.

Keywords: Legal Consideration, Local Diversity, the Constitution of   Republic Indonesia in 1945

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