STAIN TDM Students’ Legal Awareness Level of Aceh Jinayah Qanun


  • Sumardi Efendi STAIN Teungku Dirundeng Meulaoh
  • Hendra STAIN Teungku Dirundeng Meulaoh
Keywords: STAIN TDM, Students’, Legal Awareness, Jinayah Qanun


Kanun No. 6 of 2014 concerning the Jinayat Law which came into force in October 2015 is a combined Criminal Code, unlike previous Kanuns which were ratified separately. Prior to the Jinayat Qanun, Sharia law in Aceh covered three cases: Khalwat, Khamar and Maisir. The ratification of the Qanun Jinayat has caused controversy among the public both nationally and internationally due to the lack of individual understanding of the Qanun Jinayat. Especially among students, not all students understand the Qanun Jinayat and their legal awareness is still low. This study uses a descriptive method with a quantitative approach to determine the level of legal understanding and legal awareness of STAIN Teungku Dirudeng Meulaboh students and systematically explains the data obtained in the study based on field reviews. word order. The four indicators to be achieved are legal awareness which is used as a measuring tool in this study: legal knowledge, legal understanding, legal attitudes and legal behavior. Based on our findings, we can say that the implementation of Qanun Jinayat has not been successful. For that, the government needs to make additional efforts to socialize it on campus in the form of seminars and special lectures