E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 4, Issue 3, 2024

Status and Inheritance Rights of Daha Tua in Balinese Customary Inheritance Law: Study on Balinese Indigenous People in Banjar Dewa Village, Banjar Agung District, Tulang Bawang Regency

Author(s): Ni Luh Nita Sari, I Gede AB Wiranata, Kasmawati, Aprilianti, Dewi Septiana

DOI: https://doi.org/10.62225/2583049X.2024.4.3.2761


Old Daha is an adult woman biologically menstruating, until old age. It is said that Daha Tua if his status does not carry out marriage until the end of reproductive ability. So Old Daha was an adult woman until she died with the status of never married. The situation of Old Daha will be set aside by his family members because it is considered a mere burden, so the issue of Old Daha's inheritance rights arises and the distribution of Old Daha's inheritance rights to his heirs in Banjar Dewa Village, Banjar Agung District, Tulang Bawang Regency.

This research is empirical normative legal research, with a descriptive type. The problem approach used is a juridical-sociological approach. The data used are secondary data and primary data. Data collection techniques with literature studies and field studies are interviews. Data analysis is used qualitative data analysis.

The results showed that Daha Tua in Banjar Dewa Village was not an heir, however, along with the development of the era, parents assumed that Daha Tua was entitled to receive his parents' property while still paying attention to customary law as a guideline that applies in the Balinese customary inheritance system. The distribution of inheritance rights belonging to Daha Tua to his heirs in Banjar Dewa Village will be inherited to heirs who are related to Purusa by blood, such as his chosen brother or by adopting the nephew of his brother as a legitimate child. These efforts were made to get heirs and shelter in old age.

Keywords: Daha Tua, Waris, Balinese Customs

Pages: 177-185

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