Tindak Pidana Narkotika (Lex Specialis Derogat Legi Generalis)

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Anton Suriyadi Siagian


The problem of narcotics crime has become a problem of the nation and nations in the world that is always being discussed. All over the world, the problem of narcotics abuse is almost all the problems of the nations. The abuse of narcotics can certainly cause damage to physical, mental health, emotions and attitudes in society. The problem of narcotics abuse has threatened society and the nation so that it has become an organized crime within the scope of both the national and the international world. Article 1 number 15 of Law Number 35 Year 2009 concerning Narcotics, states that an abuser is a person who uses narcotics without rights and against the law. People who use narcotics illegally and illegally here can be classified as addicts and traffickers who use and traffick narcotics. Then Article 7 of the Narcotics Law states that narcotics can only be used for the benefit of health services and / or the development of science and technology. The law also provides a very clear explanation. The Narcotics Law basically has 2 (two) sides, namely a humanist side to narcotics addicts, and a tough and firm side to dealers, syndicates and narcotics dealers.
Keywords: Narcotics Crime, Narcotics Law, Narcotics Crime

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