Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Indonesian Private Law Review discusses matters regarding the legal grounds, implementation, and law and development of the private law field that specifically deliberates on agreement, international trade, Islamic law, family law, adat law, business and economy law, and Intellectual Property Rights. These discussions are further described below:

a. Legal grounds
Legal grounds are law norms that serve as a base for all law actions by performed law subjects both individual and legal entity. Legal grounds cover on actions that are established or founded upon law. In the Indonesian Private Law Review, legal grounds consist of the civil code of Indonesia or burgerlijk wetboek, agreement, and KUH Dagang or Wetboek van Koopenhandel voor Indonesia.

b. Implementation
Implementation is the process of putting a decision or plan into effect or execution. Implementation aims to realize targets to achieve. In the Indonesian Private Law Review, implementation consists of property law, adat law, and fiduciary law.

c. Law and developmen
Law and development is a law activity that aims to form an advanced and conducive law experience. In the Indonesian Private Law Review, law development must integrate and synergize with other sectors of development. Moreover, Law Development must compliment sustainability of the society’s process.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Indonesian Private Law Review uses the Double-Blind Review system, where the reviewer and author do not know each other's names and identities. Then, the Editorial Board will give a decision based on the results of the reviewer’s review. Reviewers will provide opinions toward the related article manuscript based on authenticity, clarity, and contributions to the field of science.


Publication Frequency

Indonesia Private and Law Review has two publications during the year, January-June and November.


Open Access Policy

Indonesia Private and Law Review is an open access journal which means that all contents published in this journal are freely available without charge to the user or their institution and Indonesia Private and Law Review also provide immediate open access to its full content in the principle of making research freely available to support the more significant global exchange of knowledge.


Publication Ethics

Articles publishing ethics in Indonesia Private and Law Review is important in the development of science, because of the ethics itself is a direct reflection of the quality of the author’s works and institutions that support them. In this case, at Lampung University as the publisher of the Indonesia Private and Law Review has a severe duty of maintaining each stage of publication with ethical awareness and responsibilities that we must carry. Indonesia Private and Law Review is committed to ensuring that advertisements, reprints or other commercial income do not impact or influence the editors' decision. In addition, the Lampung University and the Editorial Board will communicate with other journals and / or other publishers if it is necessary during the publication process. Therefore, it is essential to agree the ethical standards for all parties involved in a publication, such as writers, editors, reviewers, publishers and public.
In general, ethical publications in scientific journals uphold three ethical values, namely:
1. Neutrality, which is free from conflicts of interest in managing publications;
2. Justice, namely give the rights to each writer; and
3. Honesty, which is free from duplication, fabrication, forgery, and plagiarism (DF2P) in publications.

Author Duties and Responsibilities
1. The author must fulfil the writing criteria specified by the Indonesia Private and Law Review through the template contained in the Indonesia Private and Law Review.
2. Every author is required to be responsible for each article content, including abstract, background, method, discussion, and bibliography.
3. The author must acknowledge all data sources used in the study as a form of recognition of the results of other people's research.
4. List every funding source.
5. Explain the scope and limits of the research.
6. Revise every comment from the peer reviewer and editorial board professionally, scientifically and timely manner.
7. Immediately coordinate with the editorial board or manager if you want to retract his writing.
8. Make a statement of the article authenticity, and a comment that the article is not published anywhere and in any language yet, and is not in the process of sending to other publishers. By complete the Ethical Permit Statement and inserted as file attachment at the time of article submission.
9. If the writer founds a fundamental mistake or inaccuracy in the submitted text, then the writer must provide suggestions and input to the journal manager and cooperate with the editor to fix the paper.

Editorial Board Duties and Responsibilities
1. Fulfil the needs of readers and writers by trying to improve the quality of publications continuously.
2. Applying every process of publishing scientific journals for each article objectively, to ensure the quality of published articles
3. The editor must ensure that information related to the text submitted by the author is kept confidential. The editor must critically assess any violation potential of the data protection and confidentiality of the author.
4. Responsible for the writing style and format, while the contents and all statements in the article are the author's responsibility.
5. Actively seek the opinions of writers, readers, peer reviewers, and editorial boards to improve the quality of publications.
6. Conduct the internal evaluations periodically of journal quality
7. Be open to the opinions or new views of others that may conflict with personal opinions for the scientific progress.
8. Avoiding subjective decisions by not maintaining personal opinions, author or the opinion of third parties.
9. Encourage each writer to make improvements to the article until the article is suitable for publication.

Peer Reviewers Duties and Responsibilities
1. The information related to articles submitted by the author must be kept confidentially and treated as confidential information. Articles may not be displayed or discussed with others unless allowed by the editor.
2. Review the article and submit the results to the editor, as a determinant of the eligibility of the paper to be published.
3. Reviewers must ensure that the authors already mention all data sources used in the paper.
4. Reviewers do not conduct scientific studies of papers which involve them, directly or indirectly.
5. Provide suggestions, input, and recommendations positively on the scientific text.
6. Maintaining the privacy of the author by not disseminating the correction results, suggestions, and manuscript recommendation.
7. Encourage writers to correct the manuscript.
8. Review the articles that have been corrected by the standards set by the Journal Indonesia Private and Law Review.
9. Articles are reviewed on time in accordance with the Indonesia Private and Law Review template and based on scientific principles (data collection methods, author's legality, conclusions, etc.


Abstracting & Indexing


Policy of Screening for Plagiarism

Indonesian Private Law Review upholds the publication ethics and avoids all forms of plagiarism. The editorial board will examine each article submitted to this journal for any indication of plagiarism through the iThenticate / CrossReff Similarity Check service. The author is expected to send the original work and be free from all forms of plagiarism. If any sign of plagiarism is found, the editorial team will reject the manuscript to be published in this journal.


Article Processing Charge (APC) and Article Submissions Charge

Indonesia private and Law Review does not charge any fee for Article Processing or for Article Submission. The user or author could submit the article free to be published in this journal.