The fisheries Court was established in accordance to Act Number 31 Year 20014 on Fisheries. The court is established under the court of first instance in General Court Jurisdiction. The court have authority over criminal act of fisheries as regulated under Act Number 31 Year 2004 on Fisheries.
The Fisheries Court have jurisdiction over crime that are stipulated in article 84 to 105 Act Number 31 Year 2004 on Fisheries.
The industrial relation court hear cases in panel of three judges, consist of one career judge as chairman of the panel, and two ad hoc judges, one represents the labor union and the other one represents businesses association.
The Place of Seat
Currently there are ten Fisheries Court in Indonesia. The first Fisheries Courts were established in 2004 in District Court of North Jakarta, District Court of Medan, District Court of Pontianak, District Court of BItung, District Court of Tual. Later in 2010, through Presidential Decree Number 15 Year 2010 following Fisheries Court were established in District Court of Tanjung Pinang, District Court of Ranai. In 2014 3 more Fisheries Court were established in District Court of Ambon, District Court of Sorong, and District Court of Merauke.