• I DEWA GEDE BUDIARTA Fakultas Hukum Universitas Tabanan
  • I WAYAN SUARDANA Fakultas Hukum Universitas Tabanan
  • PUTU ANDHIKA KUSUMA YADNYA Fakultas Hukum Universitas Tabanan
Keywords: Commercial, Online, Criminal


his research is motivated by the problem of commercial prostitutes who run online businesses. In the current laws and regulations in Indonesia, online commercial prostitutes are not yet clear, so they need to be criminalized. The purpose of this study is to analyze the provisions of the criminal law relating to commercial sex workers in the current online system and to analyze the criminalization of the criminalization of commercial prostitutes in the future using the online system. The method used in this research is normative legal research method. So far, the criminal law provisions for commercial prostitutes who use the online system in Indonesia have not received clear provisions. However, related regulations can be seen in Article 296 of the Criminal Code and Article 506 of the Criminal Code, Article 27 paragraph (1) of Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 19 of 2016 concerning Amendments to Law Number 11 of 2008 concerning Electronic Information and Transactions, Article 39 paragraph (1) Regional Regulation of the City of Denpasar Number 1 of 2015 concerning Public Order. In the future, the authors consider the criminalization of prostitutes using the online system as the Ius Constituendum, because this is an act that disrupts public order and violates norms in Indonesia, so it is necessary to make arrangements at a later date. Development of norms for prohibiting commercial sex workers using online systems in the future. The formulation of the prohibition norms against prostitute using the online system can refer to the applicable laws and regulations. This aims to create legal certainty and benefit for the Indonesian people, especially regarding the problems of commercial sex workers with an online system.