Proceedings of the First Nommensen International Conference on Creativity & Technology, NICCT, 20-21 September 2019, Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia

Research Article

The Changes of The Village Head Election System For The Implementation Of Village Government

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296617,
        author={Affila Affila and Afnila Afnila and Armansyah Armansyah},
        title={The Changes of The Village Head Election System For The Implementation Of Village Government},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First Nommensen International Conference on Creativity \& Technology, NICCT, 20-21 September 2019, Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={NICCT},
        year={2020},
        month={6},
        keywords={village head village head election system implementation of village government},
        doi={10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296617}
    }
    
  • Affila Affila
    Afnila Afnila
    Armansyah Armansyah
    Year: 2020
    The Changes of The Village Head Election System For The Implementation Of Village Government
    NICCT
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296617
Affila Affila1,*, Afnila Afnila1, Armansyah Armansyah1
  • 1: Fakultas Hukum,Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
*Contact email: affila75@ymail.com

Abstract

The history of village governance has changed along with the dynamics of conditions and the national political situation. The village is the center of the local community which has autonomy in managing community life, local institutions and economic resources. Law No. 6 of 2014 concerning Villages, that the Village Head is directly elected by the villagers, Republic of Indonesia citizens who meet the requirements. Although, the regulation on the selection of village heads from time to time has changed, it is not a fundamental change. Because the village head election system from the past until now remains the same that is elected by the people directly. Existing regulations will continue to have a significant impact in the implementation of the election of Village Heads which will or have been carried out directly and simultaneously in the Regency/City, the implementation of which is regulated by Regency / City Regional Regulations. In this research using the normative juridical method, it was found that the village head election system had previously implemented a direct election system by the people, but experienced various influences on the pattern of governance, development and empowerment of village communities by the village head.