The Immunity Rights of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia in Principles of the Rule of Law

Anfasa Azwan Izza Perdana


The goal of the nation is to maintain the unity of the Republic of Indonesia, therefore the State has built an instrument to carry out democracy, namely the People's Representative Council (DPR) which is the embodiment of the will in a unitary State as well as the people participating in determining the direction of a State's policies through statutory regulations. -invitations as an illustration of popular sovereignty. In carrying out its functions, the DPR is equipped with the rights, authorities and duties regulated in the MD3 Law. Not only functions, authority and duties, the DPR also has Immunity Rights. Therefore, the author wants to know and study the limits and application of DPR Immunity Rights in the principle of the rule of law, namely equality before the law. The method used in this research is a normative juridical method, namely focusing research on library research, the data sources are taken from books and statutory regulations. Equality before the law is a fundamental principle in the context of law and human rights in the constitution by the formation of the State, namely in Article 27 Paragraph (1) of the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia, based on this article which contains the meaning of the legal principle, namely equality before the law. The law in reality forces the legal immunity rights of the DPR or members of parliament to be enforced on a limited basis.


Democracy, DPR, Immunity.

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