Implementation of Pancasila and Law Enforcement Compliance with the Professional Code of Ethics

Gusagis Khomanur Ngaziz


This legal research seeks to answer three research problems, and by using a qualitative descriptive method. The following conclusions are obtained: First, the code of ethics of the legal profession in Indonesia contains the noble values of Pancasila. In every code of ethics of the legal profession in Indonesia, it always emphasizes that law enforcers must fear God Almighty and always uphold justice. Second, every law enforcer in Indonesia has been given education to live up to the noble values of Pancasila. Having good knowledge of Pancasila is very important because in accordance with their oaths and promises they must uphold the 1945 Constitution which contains the noble values of Pancasila. Third, every law enforcer who has practiced the noble values of Pancasila will become a person who fears God Almighty. Having high integrity, honesty, fairness, responsibility, discipline, and high professionalism, as well as a higher level of compliance with the code of ethics.


Pancasila; Noble Values; Professional Ethics


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Laws and Regulations

The 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia.

Law Number 2 of 2002 concerning the National Police of the Republic of Indonesia.

Law Number 18 of 2003 concerning Advocates.

Law Number 24 of 2003 concerning the Constitutional Court.

Law Number 16 of 2004 concerning the Prosecutor of the Republic of Indonesia.

Law Number 22 of 2004 concerning the Judicial Commission.

Decree of the People’s Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia Number XVIII/MPR/1998 concerning the Revocation of the Decree of the People’s Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia Number II/MPR/1979 concerning Guidelines for the Appreciation and Practice of Pancasila (Ekaprasetya Pancakarsa) and the Stipulation of the State Foundation.

Joint Decree of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Indonesia and the Chariman of the Judicial Commission of the Republic of Indonesia Number 047/KMA/SKB/IV/2009 and 02/SKB/P.KY/IV/2009 concerning the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct for Judges.

Regulation of the National Police Chief Number 20 0f 2011 concerning Oaths or Promises of Officials within the Police.

Regulation of the Attorney General of the Republic of Indonesia Number PER-014/A/JA/11/2012 concerning the Prosecutor’s Code of Conduct.


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