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


The principle of self-determination for oil and gas management in Indonesia

Author(s): Anshar, Iin Karita Sakharina, Husen Alting, Ahsan Yunus, Kadarudin

The principle of self-determination in international law now can not only be seen as the right of a nation to free itself from the shackles of colonialization, but now the meaning shifts to the right of a sovereign nation or state to choose their own form of state without any intervention or influence from any party. Including how a nation or country can manage its own natural wealth. Oil and gas natural resources is one of Indonesia's natural wealth and plays an important role in the development process to support the country's ideals, namely for the greatest prosperity and welfare of the people of Indonesia. There are several fundamental points in answering the extent to which the principle of self-determination applies to oil and gas management, namely political / constitutional status and autonomy

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