Protection of Citizens' Constitutional Rights From The Authority of The President In Indonesia


  • Didik Suhariyanto Universitas Bung Karno, Indonesia



Constitutional Rights, Presidential powers, Constitutional Court


The constitutional rights of Indonesian citizens have been regulated in the 1945 Constitution, that constitutional rights are the rights of citizens which include the right to live, the right to have a family and continue offspring, the right to self-development, the right to obtain justice and access to the same law, the right to personal freedom, the right to feel safe, the right to welfare, the right to participate in government, women's rights and children's rights. One of the efforts to safeguard the rights of citizens that have been protected by the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia is the establishment of a state institution whose job is to handle all matters relating to constitutional rights in the country, namely the Constitutional Court. The 1945 Constitution gives limited authority to the Constitutional Court to examine laws passed by the president against the constitution. By using normative legal research methodology and literature studies and using a conceptual approach (conceptional approach). This research will discuss the protection of citizens' constitutional rights from the president's authority in forming PERPU which is subjective. The result of this research is that efforts to protect citizens' constitutional rights can be carried out based on protection from the Constitutional Court as an institution that carries out a constitutional review of laws drafted by the president as well as restrictions on the president's authority in establishing PERPU.