The Effectiveness of Imprisonment and Fine Penalties for Narcotics Criminal Acts in Medan
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- imprisonment, fine penalties, narcotics criminal acts
The effectiveness of imprisonment in prison and fine penalties has the purpose of preventing, reducing and controlling criminal acts and restoring the balance of society, in addition to providing repairs, rehabilitating, and socializing to the perpetrators, especially in narcotics crime. Law No. 35 of 2009 on Narcotics is a criminal law policy in which regulates the actions and penal sanctions that can be imposed for the perpetrators. The number of narcotics criminal acts that perpetrators are punished does not significantly affect the decline in crime rates. Even worse, the prisoners who are undergoing imprisonment are still able to control the circulation of narcotics from prison. This study focuses on judicial review, to findthe effectiveness of imprisonment and fines in narcotics crimes in Medan. The type of research is normative legal research in the order of judicial policy with a descriptive approach. The result found that the application of criminal sanctions with imprisonment and fine penalties for drug criminal act has not reached the goal of criminal prosecution, as evidenced by the lightness of court decisions and the existence of criminal disparities of judicial decisions against narcotics offenders.
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TY - CONF AU - Nurmalawaty AU - Edi Yunara AU - Afrita PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/13 TI - The Effectiveness of Imprisonment and Fine Penalties for Narcotics Criminal Acts in Medan BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Law, Governance and Islamic Society (ICOLGIS 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 135 EP - 139 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200306.198 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200306.198 ID - 2020 ER -