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Author Guidelines

Jurnal Hukum dan Pembangunan Ekonomi  have the template since first edition. Please author may learn our template style well before submitting to this journal

Manuscript preparation:

Before all of you submit the manuscript, please read carefully and following the information:

  1. The manuscript was the result of your own works (original – not plagiarism) and never been published in another journal;
  2. The article written in Indonesian and English. The abstract should be written in English and Indonesian (if manuscript in Indonesian);
  3. Manuscript file must be digital. We suggest for use software Microsoft Office (2010 or above) with extension document (.rtf, .doc, or .docx), and;
  4. Document format style:
  • Manuscript type on A4 Margin Top: 3 cm, Bottom: 3 cm, Left: 2.5 cm, Right: 2.5 cm, header 1.27 cm and footer 1.27 cm with different odd and event ; for body text use one column; written with font style Garamond; single line spacing; and black color font. For specific information about technically information about the manuscript content, see the Submission Preparation Checklist and use the JHPE Template

The structure of manuscripts:

1. Title
The title should briefly and clearly describe the content of the paper (Center, Bold, 20pt)

2. Author(s) and Affiliation(s)
First name Last name1, First name Last name2 (14pt)
1 Enter Author Affiliation (13pt)
2 Enter Author Affiliation (13pt)

3. Abstract
The abstract should be written in English and Indonesian (if manuscript in Indonesian). Abstract should be minimum 150 words and maximum 250 words. Abstract should at least consist of short background of the research, research purposes, method of research, result and findings, and conclusion. Abstract should be stand alone, meaning that there is should not citation on the abstract. (13pt)

Keywords: consists of 3-5 related keywords, separated by commas (,). (13pt)

4. Introduction
Introduction should be clear and provide the issue(s) discussed in the manuscript. Before the objective, author(s) should provide an adequate background, and very short literature survey in order to record existing solutions, to show in which is the best of previous researchers, to show what do you hope to achieve (to show the limitation), and to show the scientific merit or novelties of the manuscript. At the end, the author(s) should explain the urgency and clearly state aims of your study and mention problem of the research in this section. (13pt)

5. Methods
The method is written in descriptive and should provide a statement regarding the method of the research. The author should explain the mechanism to analyze the legal issue. This method as much as possible to give an idea to the reader through the method used, this method is optional, only for an original research article. (13pt)

6. Results & Discussion
Results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work. Sub-result and discussion contain the results of the analysis and discussion of the objective of the study. (13pt)

3.1   A Subsection Sample (16pt)

Please note that the first paragraph and subsequent paragraphs of a section or subsection are indented (1 cm). The first paragraph following the tables, figures, equations, etc. Also has indents.
Subsequent paragraphs are indented. (13pt)

Sample Heading (Third Level). Only two levels of headings should be numbered. Lower level headings remain un-numbered (run-in headings). The following Table 1 gives a summary of all heading levels. (13pt) 

Table 1. Table captions should be placed above the tables.

Heading level


Font size and style

Before / After / line spacing

Title (centered)


20 point, bold

13 pt / 20 pt / 1.0

1st-level heading


22 point, bold

26 pt / 13 pt / 1.0

2nd-level heading

3.1 A Subsection Sample

16 point, bold

13 pt / 13 pt / 1.0

3rd-level heading

Sample Heading. Text follows

13 point, bold

13 pt / 13 pt / 1.0

Number the sentences sequentially according to their appearance in the text. Place a footnote at the bottom of the text and indicate them with superscript lowercase letters (number).


“Dalam penyusunan Prolegnas harus dimuat judul RUU, materi yang diatur dan keterkaitannya dengan peraturan perundang-undangan lain yang merupakan keterangan mengenai RUU peraturan1.” (13pt)

Place a footnote

1Yani, Ahmad, Pembentukan peraturan perundang-undangan yang responsif, Jakarta: Konstitusi Press (2013), Hal. 25 (10pt)


  1. Number Item (13pt)
  2. Number Item


  • Bullet Item (13pt)
  • Bullet Item


 Figure 1. Figure Caption (13pt)
Source: Source caption (10pt)

6. Results & Discussion
Conclusion should clear, concise and answer the issue(s). The conclusion section should lead the reader to important matter of the manuscript. Furthermore, provide a clear scientific justification.

7. Acknowledgment
This is used to appreciate the efforts of associate, who are not registered as co-author(s), for their assistance and fund for author(s) research/publication. [OPTIONAL].

8. References
References should follow the style detailed in the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th Edition.
(APA 7th) Publication Manual. Make sure that all references mentioned in the text are listed in the reference section and vice versa and that the spelling of author names and years are consistent.

Tips: (Please cross check for)

  1. Spelling of author names;
  2. Punctuation;
  3. Number of authors to include before using “etc.”, and;
  4. Reference style


Book / Buku:
Yani, Ahmad. (2013). Pembentukan peraturan perundang-undangan yang responsif. Jakarta: Konstitusi Press Hal. 25.

Yuliandri. (2010). Asas-asas pembentukan peraturan perundang-undangan yang baik. Jakarta: PT Raja Grafindo Persada.

Dedi, A. (2019). Isu-Isu Krusial Dalam Undang-Undang Nomor 7 Tahun 2017 Tentang Pemilu Legislatif Dan Pemilu Presiden Dan Wakil Presiden. Moderat: Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu Pemerintahan, 5(1), 70-80.
Harahap, R. A. F., & Fahmi, K. (2019). Analisis Undang-Undang Nomor 7 Tahun 2017 tentang Pemilihan Umum. JPPUMA: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan dan Sosial Politik UMA (Journal of Governance and Political Social UMA), 7(2), 93-101.

Aisyah, Novia. (2022, Mei 7). Benarkah Jakarta Akan Tenggelam? Ini Penjelasan Pakar ITB.  detikEdu.


Submission Preparation Checklist

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.

  1. Step 1 - Starting the Submission: Select the appropriate section of journal, i.e. Original Research Articles or Review Article. Thus, author must check-mark on the submission checklists.
  2. Step 2 – Uploading the Submission: To upload a manuscript to this journal, click Browse on the Upload submission file item and choose the manuscript document file to be submitted, then click Upload button.
  3. Step 3 - Entering Submission’s Metadata: In this step, detail authors metadata should be entered including marked corresponding author. After that, manuscript title and abstract must be uploaded by copying the text and paste in the textbox including keywords.
  4. Step 4 - Uploading Supplementary Files: Supplementary file should be uploaded including Covering/Submission Letter. Therefore, click on Browse button, choose the files, and then click on Upload button.
  5. Step 5 - Confirming the Submission: Author should final check the uploaded manuscript documents in this step. To submit the manuscript to Jurnal Hukum dan Pembangunan Ekonomi, click Finish Submission button after the documents is true. The corresponding author or the principal contact will receive an acknowledgement by email and will be able to view the submission’s progress through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web address site.

    After this submission, Authors who submit the manuscript will get a confirmation email about the submission. Therefore, Authors are able to track their submission status at anytime by logging in to the online submission interface. The submission tracking includes status of manuscript review and editorial process.


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