LINUS October 2000 : Electronic Resources
Karen Yap, Law Library
This is the full text of the Civil Code of Indonesia which consists of four books, each with a different number of titles.
The first book is named Individual. It includes title I concerning the enjoyment and the loss of civil rights, title IV on matrimony, Title XVI on emancipation.
The second book, Assets has 21 titles which include title I concerning assets and the distinctions between them, III on ownership, VIII on right of tenure by long lease, XIII on last wills and XX on mortgages.
The third book, Contracts has 18 titles which include title I on contracts in general, II on commitments arising from contracts or agreements, V on sale and purchase, X on gifts, XVIII on settlement.
The fourth book, Evidence & Prescription has seven titles like title I on evidence in general, II on written evidence, VI on the legal oath.
The software used is Premise for Windows 3.17 by West Publishing Corporation. To access it, double click on the Civil Code for Indonesia icon after inserting the CD-ROM. Click on New for Start a new project, click once on Civil Code to highlight it. To see the complete list of titles in each of the four books, click on the First Page button at the bottom of the screen, you will see the names of the four books. Double click on First to see the list of titles under the first books. Do the same for the next three.
To start searching without seeing the complete list, just double-click on Civil Code to get into the search screen. Type in your query, e.g. family law. A list of hits appears. The number of hits is shown on the top right hand corner. To see the full text, double click, to see the list again close the window. To exit, click on Exit at the top right hand corner, then on No, then on OK.
Borrow the CD-ROM from the Loan Counter of the Law Library.
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