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Author Guidelines

Procedurs and the sequence of manuscripts following:

  1. Manuscripts not have been published already, original creation, and not plagiarism.
  2. Manuscript uploaded is original scientific works and do not plagiarise. A Turnitin attachments which have a similarity of not more than 25% should be attached as evidence.
  3. Articles should be written in Bahasa or English, between approximately 15-20 pages including text, all tables and figures, notes, references, and appendices intended for publication. All submission must include 150-200 words abstract and 5 keywords.
  4. Each manuscript should be accompanied by the following information: the title of the manuscript, the author’s name, affiliation and institutional address, together with an e-mail address.
  5. Manuscripts in the form file word document, submit by,, and not yet registration, All correspondences should be sent to the following Editorial Office: Azhari Yahya (Associate Editor),; 
  6. The sequence of manuscripts following: Title; Author’ Name; Affiliation and Address; E-mail Address; Abstract; Keywords; Introduction; Research Method; Result and Discussion; Conclusion; and Bibliography.



Bibliography at the end of the manuscript arranged alphabetically by author following:

Books with an author:

Husni Djalil, 2008, Hukum Pemerintahan Daerah, Universitas Syiah Kuala Press, Banda Aceh.

Journal articles:

Mahdi Syahbandir, 2013, “Pajak Aceh”, Kanun Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, Vol. 15, No. 3, Desember.


Erman Rajagukguk, 2006, “Special Autonomy in the Province of Aceh: the Implementation of Syariat Islam”, Symposium on Legitimacy and Western & Non Western of Human Rights, University of South Carolina Law School, Columbia, 3-4 Februari.

World Wide Web:

Ade Saptomo, 2013, “Di Balik Sertifikasi Hak Atas Tanah Dalam Perspektif Pluralisme Hukum”,, accessed 18 Juli.




Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The manuscript (along with the substance) has not been published and is not in the process of publication in other journals or media.
  2. The manuscript follows the Syiah Kuala Law Journal writing style/format and references as indicated in the "author guidelines", which is contained in the section "about the journal".
  3. All references and citations follow the format of Syiah Kuala Law Journal (SKLJ).
  4. All citations (citations) are mentioned in the reference section
  5. Manuscript submitted uses 1.5 space; font letters are typed with 12-pts; using italic (italic) instead of the underscore (except for the url address); and all illustrations, drawings, and tables have been added to the content of the manuscript (not separated)
  6. Manuscripts submitted using Microsoft Word file format (.doc or .docx)
  7. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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Syiah Kuala Law Journal uses license CC-BY or an equivalent license as the optimal license for the publication, distribution, use, and reuse of scholarly works. 

This license permits anyone to compose, repair, and make derivative creation even for commercial purposes, as long as appropriate credit and proper acknowledgement to the original publication from Syiah Kuala Law Journal is made to allow users to trace back to the original manuscript and author.

Readers are also granted full access to read and download the published manuscripts, reprint and distribute the manuscript in any medium or format.


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