Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Legal Politics of Halal Certificate in Strengthening Industries in Indonesia

Author(s): RR. Cahyowati, Galang Asmara & LM.Hayanul Haq

The 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia, Article 29 (2), guarantees the state the freedom of every inhabitant to embrace his or her religion and to worship according to that religion and belief. In the explanation of the article, it implies that the state is present to guarantee freedom so that every citizen can carry out his religious teachings and beliefs. The research method, a form of normative legal research with a legal regulatory approach, concepts, and comparisons. Legal resources and materials, using primary and secondary legal materials. The technique for collecting legal material in this research has been carried out through literature search through document research. The processing and analysis of legal material are carried out using classification techniques. The analysis of legal material on the results of the processing of legal material is supported by the theories used. In conclusion, the legal policy of halal certification to strengthen the industry in Indonesia is a manifestation of the state's responsibility to ensure that all religious adherents worship and practice their religious teachings. The state is obliged to provide protection and certainty regarding the halal of products consumed and used by the public by the principles of protection, fairness, legal certainty, accountability and transparency, effectiveness and efficiency, as well as professionalism.

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