Proceedings of International Conference of Social Science, ICOSS 2018, Denpasar, Indonesia

Research Article

Marriage System of Nyentana and Legal Consequences for Children Born in it

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.21-9-2018.2281143,
        author={I Gusti Ngurah Agung Niki Diatmika},
        title={Marriage System of Nyentana and Legal Consequences for Children Born in it},
        proceedings={Proceedings of International Conference of Social Science, ICOSS 2018, Denpasar, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICOSS},
        year={2019},
        month={1},
        keywords={legal consequences marriage nyentana},
        doi={10.4108/eai.21-9-2018.2281143}
    }
    
  • I Gusti Ngurah Agung Niki Diatmika
    Year: 2019
    Marriage System of Nyentana and Legal Consequences for Children Born in it
    ICOSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.21-9-2018.2281143
I Gusti Ngurah Agung Niki Diatmika1,*
  • 1: Universitas Warmadewa
*Contact email: agungniki@yahoo.com

Abstract

This study has two objectives: (1) to reveal the legal standing for men who get married under nyentana system, marrying and following their wives and parents-in-law, toward inheritance left by their parents-in-law according to Balinese customary law. The method used in normative legal research method. The results of this study indicate that a man getting married under the system of nyentana is not entitled to inherit any inheritance before the legal decision of the Pesamuhan Agung III, the Main Assembly of Desa Pakraman issued. However, after a man is set with a status of a married man under nyentana, he is entitled to get half of the purusa inheritance rights. Then, the legal consequence for the men and children born from their marriages when being separated from their wives is the man is free from the marriage bond and child custody is the right of his wife