The Law on Basic Regulation on Agrarian Principle (UUPA) was enacted in 1960. As its name suggests, the original purpose of the promulgation of UUPA was to address all agrarian issues in one key legislation. The UUPA should’ve also addressed all natural resources agenda. But the drafting process, which took 12 years, was marred by unstable state administration and political conflicts. And so we arrived at an imperfect piece of legislation.To subscribe please click here