Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism Policy
The Editorial Team of Jurnal Ilmu Hukum Tambun Bungai (JIHTB) acknowledges that plagiarism is unacceptable and therefore establishes the following policies that state-specific actions (penalties) if plagiarism is identified in an article submitted for publication in Jurnal Ilmu Hukum Tambun Bungai (JIHTB). 

Plagiarism is an act intentionally or unintentionally in obtaining or trying to obtain credit or value for scientific work, by quoting part or all of the work and/or scientific work of other parties that are recognized as scientific works, without expressing the source appropriately and adequately.

For that, then:
Articles must be original, never published, and not in the process of waiting for publication elsewhere. Material taken verbally from other sources needs to be identified so that it is different from the original text.

If plagiarism is identified, the Editor in Chief is responsible for reviewing the article and will approve the action in accordance with the level of plagiarism detected, with the following guidelines:
Papers submitted to Jurnal Ilmu Hukum Tambun Bungai (JIHTB) will be checked for plagiarism using Grammarly detection software ( and using Turnitin ( since Maret 2018.

Plagiarism Level

Tracing a portion of a short sentence from another article without mentioning the source. Action: Authors are given warnings and requests to change the text and quote correctly.

Tracing most of the other articles without the right quote and not mentioning the source. Actions: The submitted article is rejected for publication in Jurnal Ilmu Hukum Tambun Bungai (JIHTB) and the Author can be sanctioned for not being allowed to publish in Jurnal Ilmu Hukum Tambun Bungai (JIHTB).

All article writers are responsible for the content of articles they submit to Jurnal Ilmu Hukum Tambun Bungai (JIHTB). If the article is classified as plagiarism, then all authors will be subject to the same action.

If the author is proven to submit the manuscript to Jurnal Ilmu Hukum Tambun Bungai (JIHTB) by simultaneously sending it to another journal, and this overlap is found during the reviewer process or after publication, then the action according to point 2 above is given.

If plagiarism is found outside the rules above, the editor of Jurnal Ilmu Hukum Tambun Bungai (JIHTB) has the right to give sanctions according to the editor's team policy.