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The Future On Publication System Of Land Registration In Indonesia

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Listyowati Sumanto



Land Registration, Publication System, Indonesia.



The aim of study is to provide an overview of reform ideas on land registration publication system in order to achieve legal certainty in Indonesia. Legal certainty of land rights is an essential requirement for landowers and it will be realized if there is no doubt and worries of land ownership. However, in fact a certificate of land rights could be a legal case. The research method uses normative legal research, descriptive, and data analyzed qualitatively. One of the root causes of land conflicts is the publication system on land registration in Indonesia. There are two different publication systems: registration of deeds, which always uses a negative publication system, and registration of titles, which always uses a positive publication system. The result research in Indonesian Land Law is different from the law applicable in most other countries regarding publication system. Indonesian Laws follow registration of titles, and a negative tends to positive publication system. This is the root cause of many legal conflicts in Indonesia. I argue that in the future, Indonesia government has to change its land registration from negative but tends to positive publication system to positive publication system. Moreover, along with this transformation, an assurance fund should be established to compensate owners of registered rights who suffer from losses due the omissions or errors in the land registration system.



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