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Authors are required to consult IJIL submission guideline before submitting their manuscript, the document can be accessed here.

Indonesian Journal of International Law – Submission Guideline

Published version June 2020

  • Manuscript submitted for publication should be sent via e-mail on ijil@ui.ac.id
  • Contributors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce any materials, including photographs and illustrations, for which they do not hold copyright and for ensuring that the appropriate acknowledgements are included in the manuscript.
  • All contributions in the periodical are peer-reviewed:
  • Authors will be asked, upon acceptance of an article, to grant the journal right of first publication. This will ensure the widest possible dissemination of information under copyright laws
  • Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication
  • It is the responsibility of the author to obtain written permission for a quotation from unpublished material, or for all quotations in excess of 250 words in one extract or 500 words in total from any work still in copyright, and for the reprinting of figures, tables or poems from unpublished or copyrighted material.

Manuscript preparation:

  1. Articles should be written in English, not have been published already, nor under consideration elsewhere. Article submitted in Bahasa Indonesia will be taken into consideration for translation assistance based on the quality of the topic/substance. The translation will be done by professional translation service with the expense of the writer.
  2. Any articles 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. We adhere to strict blind peer-review policy, submitted manuscript must not contain any identifiable information of authors. The name of author(s) has to be omitted from the manuscript.
  4. Instead, each article should be accompanied by the following information on a separate sheet containing:
  1. The short title of the article under 5 words
  2. the author’s name, affiliation and together with an e-mail address.

e.g.

Melda Kamil Ariadno

Faculty of Law, Universitas Indonesia

mkamil@ui.ac.id

  1. If the article is written by more than one author, the list of co-author(s) also must be provided along with their affiliation. The authors’ list shall indicate the corresponding author.
  2. Manuscript should be between 8.000 and 10.000 words, including body text and footnotes.

Manuscript format:

House style of Indonesian Journal of International Law follows the rules set below:

a. Title

Title must reflect the topic of the manuscript, written in no more than 15 words inclusive sub-titles. It is not necessary to put full case name and title of regulations on the title

Title should be written in bold and capital letters.

RESPONSIBLE FISHERIES IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

Do not put the author’s name following the title.

b. Abstract

i. Abstract should be provided in English.

ii. Font: Times New Roman, font size: 10, font style: italic, alignment: justified.

iii. Single line spacing on one paragraph.

iv. Left indent should be 2,54 cm.

v. 150-250 words.

vi. The abstract shall includes following elements: 1) background; 2) method (if any); 3) findings; 4) impact (if any).

c. Keywords

i. Font: Times New Roman, font size: 10, font style: italic, alignment: justified.

ii. The word “Keywords” in bold and italic (e.g. Keywords:).

iii. 3-5 words in lowercase, sorted alphabetically.

d. Body

i Font type: Times New Roman, font size: 12, line spacing: 2

ii Write full name of the author without any qualifications:

iii Headings and sub-headings should be in capital letters and in bold (e.g., INTRODUCTION).

iv It is preferable expand the number of heading and the title according to the topics discussed, instead of using Introduction-Discussion-Conclusion. The first heading should be titled “Introduction” and the last heading should be titled “Conclusion”.

v We put emphasis on the importance to the introduction part, where it should contain at least 1) relevant background/importance of the topics, brief literature review to establish the state of the art, the main research question(s)/problem(s), research method (if applicable), main findings accompanied by supporting arguments, and article outline.

vi 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: alphabets in lowercase (a, b, c, …);

Fifth level: roman numerals in lowercase (i, ii, iii, …). 

vii. First line of each paragraph should be indented with single space between paragraphs.

viii. Direct quotations:

a) For direct quotation less than 20 words, it should be placed within the paragraph with quotation marks (“........”).

b) For direct quotation contain more than 30 words, it should be in a separate paragraph with left indentation of 1,27 cm, justified, and use single line spacing.

ix. Footnotes should be used rather than end notes. Indonesian Journal of International Law subscribes to Chicago Manual of Styles 9th ed with additional guidance. See citation & bibliographical guidelines below. 

x. Tables should be presented on same sheets of the article 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.

d. Footnotes and Bibliographical Reference

Authors should provide the references used within the article both in footnote and/or bibliography format. All references cited in the text of the article should be written in the bibliography section. It should include references obtained from primary sources (consisting of scientific journals amounting to 80% of the entire bibliography) that have been published in the last 10 (ten) ears. The remaining 20% may include research articles or research reports (thesis, books, and other relevant publications).

References mentioned in footnote and/or bibliography should be written in 10 pt Times New Roman Font in single spacing, as exampled below (fn): footnote, (b): bibliography, (s): short title.

i. Books

(fn) 1 Patricia W. Birnie and Alan E. Boyle, International Law and the Environment (Claredon Press Oxford, 1992), 38.

(b) Birnie, Patricia W. and Alan E. Boyle, International Law and the Environment. Claredon Press Oxford, 1992.

(s) Birnie and Boyle, International Law and the Environment, 38.

Whenever Indonesian or any non-English titles are referred, translation of the title to English is needed.

(fn) 2 Mochtar Kusumaatmadja and Etty R. Agoes, Pengantar Hukum Internasional [Introduction to International Law] (Bandung: Alumni, 2011), 22.

(b) Kusumaatmadja, Mochtar and Etty R. Agoes. Pengantar Hukum Internasional [Introduction to International Law]. Bandung: Alumni, 2011.

(s) Kusumaatmadja and Agoes, Pengantar Hukum Internasional, 35.

ii. Book chapters in edited books

(fn) 8 Malgosia Fitzmaurice, “Expression of Consent to be Bound by a Treaty as Developed in Certain Environmental Treaties” in Essay on the Law of Treaties: A Collection of Essays in Honour of Bert Vierdag, Jan Klabbers and Rene Lefeber, eds. (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1998), 59.

(b) Fitzmaurice, Malgosia. “Expression of Consent to be Bound by a Treaty as Developed in Certain Environmental Treaties” in Essay on the Law of Treaties: A Collection of Essays in Honour of Bert Vierdag, edited by Jan Klabbers and Rene Lefeber, 59-80. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1998.

(s) Fitzmaurice, “Consent to be Bound,” 58.

(fn) 4 Donny Danardono, “Teori Hukum Feminis: Menolak Netralitas Hukum, Merayakan Difference dan Anti-esensialisme [Feminist Legal Theory: Rejecting the Law’s Neutrality, Celebrating the Difference and Anti-essentialism],” in Perempuan dan Hukum: Menuju Hukum yang Berspektif Kesetaraan dan Keadilan [Law and Women: Towards the Law with the Perspective of Equality and Justice], Sulistyowati Irianto ed. (Jakarta: Yayasan Obor Indonesia, 2006), 16.

(b) Danardono, Donny “Teori Hukum Feminis: Menolak Netralitas Hukum, Merayakan Difference dan Anti-esensialisme [Feminist Legal Theory: Rejecting the Law’s Neutrality, Celebrating the Difference and Anti-essentialism].” in Perempuan dan Hukum: Menuju Hukum yang Berspektif Kesetaraan dan Keadilan [Law and Women: Towards the Law with the Perspective of Equality and Justice] edited by Sulistyowati Irianto, 3-27. Jakarta: Yayasan Obor Indonesia, 2006.

(s) Danardono, “Teori Hukum Feminis,” 4.

To cite an edited book as a whole, list the editor(s) first.

iii. Journal articles

(fn) 10 C. Raj Kumar, “Corruption and Human Rights: Promoting Transparency in Government and the Fundamental Rights to Corruption Free Services in India,” Columbia Journal of Asian Law 17, no. 1 (2004): 31.

(b) Kumar, C. Raj. “Corruption and Human Rights: Promoting Transparency in Government and the Fundamental Rights to Corruption Free Services in India.” Columbia Journal of Asian Law 17, no. 1. (2004): xx-xx.

(s) Raj, “Corruption and Human Rights,” 35.

Where DOI URL is available for an article, the DOI has to be provided.

(fn) 12 Benjamin Wong, “Data Localization and ASEAN Economic Community,” Asian Journal of International Law 10, no. 1 (2020): 161, doi:10.1017/S2044251319000250.

(b) Wong, Benjamin. “Data Localization and ASEAN Economic Community.” Asian Journal of International Law 10, no. 1 (2020): 158–80. doi:10.1017/S2044251319000250.

(s) Wong, “Data Localization,” 162.

(fn) 8 Arie Afriansyah, “Kewenangan Negara Pantai dalam Mengelola Wilayah Laut [The Authority of Coastal State in Sea Area Management],” Jurnal Hukum dan Pembangunan 45, no. 4 (2015): 624.

(b) Afriansyah, Arie “Kewenangan Negara Pantai dalam Mengelola Wilayah Laut [The Authority of Coastal State in Sea Area Management].” Jurnal Hukum dan Pembangunan 45, no. 4 (2015): 607-635.

(s) Afriansyah, “Kewenangan Negara Pantai,” 624.

iv. Internet References

(fn) “Background of the UNCAC”, UNODC, accessed 21 September 2019, http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/treaties/CAC/background/index.html.

(b) UNODC. “Background of the UNCAC.” Acessed 21 September 2019, http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/treaties/CAC/background/index.html.

(s) UNODC, “Background of the UNCAC.”

iv. Personal or group communication

(fn) Interview with an Officer from Indonesian Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Directorate of Central Authority and International Law, 22 August, 2018.

(fn) Focus group discussion, Kupang, Indonesia, 3 April 2019

v. Treaties

(fn) Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, opened for signature 23 May 1969, 1155 UNTS 331 (entered into force 27 January 1980).

(b) Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. 1155 UNTS 331 (opened for signature 23 May 1969, entered into force 27 January 1980).

vi. Legislations

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. References to Indonesian Law directly (in Bahasa Indonesia) should be made as follows:

(fn) Indonesia. Undang-Undang tentang Peraturan Dasar Pokok Agraria. UU No. 5 Tahun 1960. (Law on the Basic Agrarian Law. Law No. 5 Year 1960).

(b) Indonesia. Undang-Undang tentang Peraturan Dasar Pokok Agraria, UU No. 5 Tahun 1960. (Law on the Basic Agrarian Law, Law No. 5 Year 1960).

(s) Basic Agrarian Law, art. 5

Non-Indonesian Law

(fn) Japan, Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act, Cabinet Order No. 319 of 1951. [trans. Ministry of Justice (Japan), English Translation of Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act, 2009, available at < http://www.japaneselawtranslation.go.jp/law/detail/?vm=&re=02&id=1934&lvm=01>].

(b) Japan. Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act. Cabinet Order No. 319 of 1951. [trans. Ministry of Justice (Japan). English Translation of Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act. 2009. Available at < http://www.japaneselawtranslation.go.jp/law/detail/?vm=&re=02&id=1934&lvm=01>].

EU Law

Please follow official citation provided by EUR-lex

vii. Court Decision

ICJ

(fn) 4 Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) notwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276 (1970), ICJ Reports 1971, 12, at 14

(b) Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) notwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276 (1970), ICJ Reports 1971

(s) ICJ, South West Africa, para. 34.

Indonesian Constitutional Court

(fn) Indonesian Constitutional Court, Decision No. 13/PUU-XVI/2018, Pengujian Undang-Undang Nomor 24 Tahun 2000 tentang Perjanjian Internasional [review on Law No. 24 of 2000 on Treaties], 34.

(b) Indonesian Constitutional Court. Decision No. 13/PUU-XVI/2018. Pengujian Undang-Undang Nomor 24 Tahun 2000 tentang Perjanjian Internasional [review on Law No. 24 of 2000 on Treaties].

(s) Indonesian Constitutional Court, Decision No. 13/PUU-XVI/2018, 36.

Indonesian Supreme Court and Courts organized under the competence thereof

(fn) Indonesian Supreme Court, Decision No. 1794K/PDT/2004, Direksi Perum. Perhutani et.al vs. Dedi; Hayati et.al., 40.

(b) Indonesian Supreme Court. Decision No. 1794K/PDT/2004, Direksi Perum. Perhutani et.al vs. Dedi; Hayati et.al.

(s) Indonesian Supreme Court. Decision No. 1794K/PDT/2004

Other domestic courts (US, EU)

US –

(fn) Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 569 U.S. 108 (2013)

(b) United States Supreme Court, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 569 U.S. 108 (2013)

(s) Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, para. 50.

EU –

(fn) Judgement of 12 July 2005, Schempp, C-403/03, EU:C:2005:446, para. 19.

(b) European Court of Justice, Judgement of 12 July 2005, Schempp, C-403/03, EU:C:2005:446

(s) ECJ, Schempp, para. 19.

e. Cross References

i. “Ibid.” is used for two or more consecutive references to the same work.

ii. For subsequent references to the same work, use the short title form (see note marked with (s) above).