Analisis Keberadaan Senjata Airsoft Gun dalam Peraturan Perundang-Undangan Negara Republik Indonesia
AbstractMisuse of an object that is not in accordance with its designation is no longer new, but lately the public is being shocked by a replica weapon that is often used for criminal acts, and law enforcement officials themselves have often cracked down on the misuse of replica weapons, but the question is still what is the position of the airsoft gun itself in our laws and regulations and whether it is airsoft The gun itself is included as a firearm? And what are the normative legal consequences that can be given to the ownership and distribution of airsoft guns that are carried out not with requirements in accordance with applicable regulations? The author's hope in raising the theme itself is to hope that the position of the airsoft gun itself becomes clear whether the tool is included as a firearm or not, considering previous research that considers that airsoft guns are not firearms and cannot be dealt with by the Emergency Law. This research is carried out normatively, and the approach is carried out by reviewing existing laws and regulations (Statute Approach). And after examining through related laws and regulations and police regulations, it was found that airsoft guns are replica weapons classified as firearms for sports purposes, and therefore their possession and circulation can be criminally charged with Emergency Law Number 12 of 1951 considering that airsoft guns are classified as firearms, the results of this study certainly have novelty with previous research conducted where It was found that the airsoft gun is not a firearm and its possession without permission and its circulation cannot be charged with Emergency Law Number 12 of 1951, in other words the research conducted by this author contains elements of novelty
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