Calculating Financial State Losses due to Corruption in Indonesia: Financial State Losses in WhoseEyes?

Ronald HasudunganSianturi, Theresia Simatupang, Rahmayanti Rahmayanti


Indonesian regulations authorizestate financial losses calculation to several institutions such as Audit Supreme Board of Republic of Indonesia (BPK), Financial and Development Supervisory Board (BPKP), Inspectorate Agencies, and law enforcement officers (police, prosecutor, and Anti-CorruptionCommission).It becomes a problem if the institutions give different conclusions in financial state losses calculation. As a rule of law, financial state losses calculation should be done using the legality principle where the calculations should be carried out by the competent authority, withproper procedure, and proper substance. This research uses normative juridical research by using legislation theory. The data used is legislation as legal materials data.The results of this study found that the state's financial losses can be caused by an administrative error or corruption. An authorized institutioncalculatingthe financial state losses due to administrative error is Audit Supreme Board of Republic of Indonesia, while the inspectorate calculation can be used if it is not counted by Audit Supreme Board of Republic of Indonesia.An authorized institution calculatingthe financial state losses due to corruption isAnti-CorruptionCommission, while the police and prosecutor can be used if it is not counted by Anti-CorruptionCommission.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3p124

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