The Essence and Function of Criminal Sanctions in Higher Education as a Crime Prevention

Audyna Mayasari Muin, Andi Muhammad Sofyan, Muhadar ., A. Pangerang Moenta


Crime on higher education has increasingly become an area of public concern. However, as it turns out in practice, law enforcement of criminal offenses in education tends to be weak so as to provide space for the emergence of new crimes in education. The type of research is normative and empirical research. Results of the research shows that the essence of regulation for criminal offenses in education, especially higher education is regulated in Higher Education Law. In this law, there is a formulation of criminal offenses that is regulated in the crime related to diploma, professional and competence certificates, criminal offenses related to academic degree, vocation degree and professional title, and also related to establishment of higher education and criminal conduct related to higher education by other state agencies. Law enforcement on criminal offenses in the field of higher education is measured by the effectiveness of law enforcement in the field of higher education which is influenced by several factors such as law, law enforcement officers, community, facilities and infrastructure, culture and supervision.

Keywords: Crime, Crime Prevention, Criminal Law, Higher Education

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