Environment Dispute Resolution Through Awig-Awig (Customary Law) (Case Study in Desa Adat (Customary Community) of Tenganan Pagringsingan, Regency of Karangasem, Bali.)

I Made Minggu Widyantara, I Ketut Kasta Arya Wijaya, Ni Komang Arini Styawati, I Nyoman Sumardika


The effort to preserve the environment is the responsibility of all of us. The community has the same responsibility to protect the environment from damage including in this case the customary village communities of Tenganan pagringsingan, which long before the enactment of the environmental law has had the awig-awig of customary villages in which it also regulates environmental issues, done as well as about customary sanctions. The village of Tenganan Pagringsingan belongs to the oldest traditional village in Bali, where its awig-awig shows the nature of traditional schools of thought. The customary village rights of everything in the traditional village of Tenganan Pagringsingan (communal rights) are still very strong. The awareness of Tenganan Pagringsingan indigenous villagers will preserve nature deeply in everyday life with the compilation of awig-awig indigenous villages. Participation of indigenous peoples in maintaining and conserving environmental functions hence awig-awig (customary law) can be said to be concrete from the participation of indigenous peoples, because awig-awig was made and endorsed through the deliberations of the villagers themselves. Dispute resolution procedure in case of violation, presumably the way in Tenganan Pagringsingan traditional village shows quite democratic ways.

Key words : Dispute resulotion, Environment distruction, Customary law (awig-awig).

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