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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Jurnal Hukum Lingkungan Indonesia is a journal in the field of legal science, specializing in law and policy related to the protection and management of the environment and natural resources. The editor expects the author to ensure that the manuscripts submitted are in accordance with Jurnal Hukum Lingkungan Indonesia scientific fields and specialties.



Editors accept two types of writing:


  • pure environmental law (criminal or civil or administrative or international law related to the environment) and public policies related to the environment; or
  • a legal review of environmental science that is technical. The substance of the "environment and natural resources" includes, but is not limited to pollution control, toxic and hazardous substances, waste management, energy and electricity, environmental health, climate change, ecosystem and flora or fauna protection, forest and land use, land use management sustainable natural resources; including law enforcement and governance (procedural) and procedural aspects related to the above aspects. Editors can determine specific themes that will be raised in a journal issue.
  1. Manuscripts should be written in Bahasa, not have been published already, nor under consideration elsewhere. Manuscript submitted in English will be taken into consideration for translation assistance based on the quality of the topic/substance.
  2. Any manuscripts containing material subject to copyright restrictions other than those owned or controlled by the contributor must be accompanied by appropriate permissions from the relevant copyright holder(s).
  3. Each manuscript should be accompanied by the following information:
    1. The title of the manuscript.
      Font: Font HelveticaNeueLT Com 55 Roman Ukuran , Capitalized Each Word, font size: 16pt, font style: Normal – Bold (Bahasa) ; Italic-Bold (English), alignment: left ; Max words: 20 Words
    2. the author’s name, affiliation and institutional address, together with an e-mail address.
  1. Manuscripts should be between 4.000-5000 words, not including Bibliography and footnotes.
  2. Layout :
     - Size : A 4
    - Margin: left 4cm; right, top, bottom 3 cm
    - Colomns: 1 colomn

    A. Abstract

    1. Abstract should be provided both in Bahasa Indonesia and in English.
    2. Font: HelveticaNeueLT Com 45 Light, font size: 11, font style: Normal (Bahasa) ; Italic (English), alignment: justified.
    3. Spacing: 1,15x space.
    4. 150 words.

    B. Keywords

    1. Font: HelveticaNeueLT Com 45 Light, font size: 11, font style: Normal (Bahasa) ; Italic (English), alignment: justified.
    2. The word “Kata Kunci and/ or Keywords” in bold and italic (for Keywords) (e.g. Kata Kunci ; Keywords:).
    3. separated with Semicolon " ; " for each keywords
    4. 5-10 words in lowercase.

    C. Body
    1. Font type: HelveticaNeueLT Com 45 Light, font size: 12, line spacing: 1,5.
    2. Write full name of the author without any qualifications. Qualifications of the author should be explained in the footnote

      e.g: Raynaldo Sembiring 1
      (1 Executive Director of Indonesian Center for Environmental Law (ICEL)).

    3. Author name should be written in small caps, starting with capital letters. (e.g., Raynaldo Sembiring).
    4. headings and sub-headings should be numbered by:
      • First level: Roman numerals in uppercase (I, II, III, ...);
      • Second level: alphabets in uppercase (A, B, C, ...);
      • Third level: Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, ...);
      • Fourth level: alphabet in lowercase (a, b, c, ...);
      • Fifth level: Roman numerals in lowercase (i, ii, iii, ...);

        While the heading settings must follow, the following rules:

      • Heading 1: Title
      • Heading 2: Abstract, level 1 subtitles (I, II, III, etc.), Bibliography, and List of Tables / Figures
      • Heading 3: level 2 subtitles (A, B, C, etc.)
      • Heading 4: level 3 subtitles (1, 2, 3, etc.)
    5. First line of each paragraph should be indented, with single space between paragraphs.
    6. The first heading should be titled “Pendahuluan” and the last heading should be titled “Penutup/ Simpulan”.
    7. Direct quotations:
      • For direct quotation less than 20 words, it should be placed within the paragraph with quotation marks (“........”).
      • For direct quotation contain more than 20 words, it should be in a separate paragraph with left indentation of 1,27 cm, justified, in italic and use single line spacing.
    8. Tables should be presented on same sheets of the manuscript and should have short descriptive titles. Figures should be clearly numbered, source and should have explanatory captions. The author must indicate where Tables and Figures should be placed in the text.
    9. Footnotes and Bibliography
      1. Footnotes should be used rather than end notes.
      2. Footnotes should be written in HelveticaNeueLT Com 45 Lightsize 10 with single spacing and indent on the first line of each note (0,75cm).
      3. Each time a case is referred to in the text, the case report reference should be set out in a footnote. One report reference is sufficient.
      4. Format/ style: Chicago

        1.   Phillipe Sands, Principles of Environmental Law, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), hlm. 342-344;

        2.   Koesnadi Hardjasoemantri, Hukum Tata Lingkungan, Cetakan ke-8, Edisi ke-5, (Yogyakarta: Gadjah Mada University Press, 1991), hlm. 201-208;

      1. The bibliography should be written in the end of the manuscripts, titled “Daftar Pustaka”, written in HelveticaNeueLT Com 45 Light, font size 12, spacing: 1,5 and indent/ hanging on the second line of each bibliography
      2. If the sources are varied, it should be put into groups:

        a)      Peraturan perundang-undangan

        b)      Putusan Pengadilan

        c)      Buku

        d)      Artikel jurnal/media massa

        e)      Lain-lain

        Arranged in alphabetical order

Please use Chicago Manual of Style system for footnotes and bibliography, samples are provided in documents below.