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Research Article

Reinterpreting the Indonesian Environmental Tortlaw in Addressing the Transboundary Haze Pollution

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-1-2019.2283275,
        author={Shidarta  Shidarta},
        title={Reinterpreting the Indonesian Environmental Tortlaw in Addressing the Transboundary Haze Pollution},
        proceedings={The 1st Workshop on Multimedia Education, Learning, Assessment and its Implementation in Game and Gamification in conjunction with COMDEV 2018, Medan Indonesia, 26th January 2019, WOMELA-GG},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={WOMELA-GG},
        year={2019},
        month={4},
        keywords={pollution environmental civil code},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-1-2019.2283275}
    }
    
  • Shidarta Shidarta
    Year: 2019
    Reinterpreting the Indonesian Environmental Tortlaw in Addressing the Transboundary Haze Pollution
    WOMELA-GG
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-1-2019.2283275
Shidarta Shidarta1,*
  • 1: Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Bina Nusantara, Jakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: shidarta@binus.edu

Abstract

Although the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution has been ratified by all members of ASEAN countries, in reality this agreement is not able to combat this transnational environmental problem and foster an environmentally suistanable community in Southeast Asia.The applicable agreement cannot be effective because it is not followed by any legal instrument that can deter the perpetrators of environmental crime.Therefore, private law instrument can be used by providing opportunities for community members to sue the haze polluter before a civil court. Unfortunately, Article 1365 of the Indonesian Civil Code (tortious liablity) has not been able to adequately address this need, so a breakthrough is needed.The author suggests using the legal doctrine of 'injuriasine damno'in order to interpret the meaning of Article 1365 more broadly, especially in relation to the element of loss