Visum et Repertum as Evidence for Criminal Acts in Domestic Violence

  • Jatmiko Raharjo Kejaksaan Negeri Klaten, Jawa Tengah
  • Syamsuddin Muchtar Universitas Hasanuddin
  • Audyna Mayasari Muin Universitas Hasanuddin
Keywords: Evidence; Domestic Violence; Criminal Act; Visum et Repertum;


The aim of the study is to determine the application of Visum et Repertum as evidence for criminal acts in domestic violence. This study was empirical legal research. The location of this study was conducted in Kejaksaan Negeri Klaten. The result of the research showed that as proof of domestic violence with evidence Visum et Repertum was one of the law enforcements oriented to realize for legal certainty and protection of victims in proving the occurrence of criminal acts in domestic violence. The lack of evidence bothers the process of law enforcement, regarding requirements to determine the victim provided at least two evidence and for the judges to decide on criminal cases with valid evidence at least can be avoided by using Visum et Repertum. The obstacles to prove the evidence for criminal acts in domestic violence with Visum et Repertum includes the differences of understanding among law enforcement officials about the use of Visum et Repertum for criminal acts in domestic violence.