A Study of Panglima La’ōt: An ‘Adat Institution in Aceh

  title={A Study of Panglima La’ōt: An ‘Adat Institution in Aceh},
  author={Kamaruzzaman Bustamam-Ahmad},
  journal={Al-Jami’ah: journal of islamic studies},
  • Kamaruzzaman Bustamam-Ahmad
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Al-Jami’ah: journal of islamic studies
  • This article is about a brief history of Panglima La’ōt Aceh and its current position along with Adat La’ōt (customary law) among Acehnese community. It will look at relationship between Adat and presence of Panglima La’ōt  (the Commanders of the Sea). To what extent we could say that there is a strong connection between the adat laot and Panglima La’ōt? It is argued that this institution has been established for more than 400 hundred years by the Kingdom of Aceh. It is also said that adat laot… CONTINUE READING