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ANALYSIS OF SELF DECLARE SETTINGS ON HALAL CERTIFICATION FOR SME IN INDONESIA

Zulham
Keywords: Self Declaration, Halal Certificate, SMEs ,

Abstract

The principle of regulation of halal certification in the Halal Product Guarantee Act (UUJPH) is mandatory halal certification, applicable to all products circulating and entering all parts of Indonesia. The obligation to be certified halal is based on the statement of SME actors following the establishment of the Omnibus Law on Job Creation, the insertion of new provisions on the obligation of being halal-certified for Micro and Small Business (SME) actors (self declare). Some people misunderstand the definition of self-declaration as it is defined in the Omnibus Law on Creating Jobs. Its goals include establishing the Omnibus Law on Job Creation to facilitate and simplify all types of regulations that impede job creation, as well as Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). In line with this goal, the principle of self-declaration is viewed as facilitating and simplifying MSEs' access to halal certificates for their products.The purpose of this research is to discuss the construction of the principle of halal-certified obligations for MSE actors in the Omnibus Law on Job Creation. To obtain these answers, this paper was researched using the juridical-normative method to investigate the depth of the principles underlying the norms for regulating the obligation to be certified halal for SME actors, using secondary data sources and a statutory approach.This paper concludes that the application of the self-declaration principle for halal-certified obligations only applies to some SME actors who have met the criteria. Finally, this paper recommends strengthening the control of misleading information on halal