Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are prohibited. Each author has the responsibility to ensure that the manuscript submitted to this journal is original and plagiarism free. It is our routine procedure to run all submissions through plagiarism detection software. If plagiarism is detected by the editorial board member, reviewer, editor etc., in any stage of article process, before or after acceptance, during editing or at a page proof stage. All the submitted manuscripts for publication are checked for plagiarism after submission and before starting review. We will alert the same to the author(s) and will ask them to rewrite the content or to cite the references from where the content has been taken. The result of manuscript screening should be less than 25% of similarity. Also, the Editorial Board has the right to decline the submission when it is found that the manuscript is detected with plagiarism. So, If more than 25% of the paper is plagiarized- the article may be rejected and the same is notified to the author.
The manuscripts or papers in which the plagiarism is detected are handled based on the extent of the plagiarism.
- <5% Plagiarism: The manuscript is sent to author for content revision.
- 5- 30% Plagiarism: The manuscript is sent back to author for content revision.
- >25% Plagiarism: The manuscript will be rejected without the review. The authors are advised to revise the manuscript and resubmit the manuscript. If the plagiarism is detected more than 25%, it is found that the authors are very unlikely to revise the manuscript and submit the revised version. However, authors are welcome to do the required revisions and submit the manuscript as a new submission.
- The word for word plagiarism (the author uses the words of other authors (exactly) without mentioning the source);
- Plagiarism over the source (the author uses the idea of others without giving enough recognition (without mentioning the source expressly); and
- Plagiarism of authorship (the author acknowledged as the author of the paperwork of others).
When plagiarism is identified, the Editorial Board responsible for the review of this paper and will agree on measures according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the paper in agreement with the following guidelines:
Level of Plagiarism
- Minor : A short section of another article is plagiarized without any significant data or idea taken from the other paper. A warning is given to the authors and a request to change the text and properly cite the original article is made
- Intermediate: A significant portion of a paper is plagiarized without proper citation to the original paper. The submitted article is rejected and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles for one year
- Severe : A significant portion of a paper is plagiarized that involves reproducing original results or ideas presented in another publication. The paper is rejected and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles for five years.
If plagiarism is detected after publication, the Journals will conduct an investigation. If plagiarism is found, the journal editorial office will contact the author’s institute and funding agencies. The paper containing the plagiarism will be marked on each page of the PDF. Depending on the extent of the plagiarism, the paper may also be formally retracted. By submitting Author(s) manuscript to the journal it is understood that it is an original manuscript and is unpublished work and is not under consideration elsewhere. Plagiarism, including duplicate publication of the author's own work, in whole or in part without proper citation is not tolerated by the journal. Manuscripts submitted to the journal may be checked for originality using anti-plagiarism software.
Plagiarism misrepresents ideas, words, and other creative expression as one's own. Plagiarism represents the violation of copyright law. Plagiarism appears in various forms.
- Copying the exact content from the other source. Purposely using portions of another author's paper.
- Copying elements of another author's paper, such as figures, tables, equations or illustrations that are not common knowledge, or copying or purposely using sentences without citing the source.
- Using text downloaded from the internet.
- Copying or downloading figures, photographs, pictures or diagrams without acknowledging your sources.
- In the case of a publication being submitted that was originally published in another language, the title, date and journal of the original publication must be identified by the authors, and the copyright must be obtained. The editor may accept such a translated publication to bring it to the attention of a wider audience.
- In case author wants to use material from the other work then it is mandatory to cite the same in references. Else the author needs to change the language completely and use his/ her own language.
If you come across a case of plagiarism in any journal from any publisher, please do inform the editorial office(s) of all the involved journals, giving them the journal names, title of manuscripts, name of authors, volume number, issue number, year of publication and any other information that you have. The editorial offices will handle the cases as per their policy.
Every author in the Jurnal Kajian Pembaruan Hukum is required to complete the plagiarism-free statement; and sent along with manuscript by uploading additional files in open journal system or by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org