Governor elections: An analysis of the federal and regional legislations
This article considers the improvement of the federal legislation on elections of the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation. The author analyses the legislation of the Kaliningrad region regulating the election of the governor of the Kaliningrad region. An analysis performed ...
The development of legal framework for Russia-EU relations: 2010 results
[Some aspects of European cross-border insolvency. In: Aktual'nye problemy sovershenstvovanija rossijskogo zakonodatel'stva i pravoprimenenija: materialy mezhdunarodnoj nauchno-prakticheskoj konferencii [Actual problems of the Russian legislation and enforcement],the International Scientific and Practical Conference] (Russia, Ufa, April 29, 2009), vol. 1, Gosudarstvenno-pravovye i mezhdunarodno-
pravovye problemy [Public legal and international legal issues], Ufa, pp. 161—163.
Legal aspects of the EU policy on irregular immigration
This article addresses the issues pertaining to the adoption and development of legislation on irregular migration in the context of uncontrolled growth in the number of immigrants from North Africa and the Middle East to the EU. The article attempts at studying the EU legislation on irregular migration, classifying it, and analysing ...
Parliament and law-making: modern understanding of the role of parliamentary procedures and laws in transforming society
... identified the reasons for a decrease in trust to parliaments, which no longer play a decisive role in the division of power, being forced aside by the executive authorities. Today the regulatory function of parliament is narrowed to the elaboration of legislation regulating, widely speaking, the standing of both individuals and corporations in all kinds of public relations. The author has proposed to focus the legislative activity of Parliament on the creation of basic norms and principles that outline ...
Non-degree training of students under the new legislation on education, youth policy, and culture
This article considers the requirements for non-degree education of stu-dents contained in the current legislation regulating the activities of profes-sional education institutions. Based on the legislative provisions, the authors outline a system of modern non-degree education of students.
1. Государственная программа Российской ...
Some issues of the notary certified transactions
... general rules for transactions notarization, their features and interaction between the court and the notary public regarding the certification of transactions are investigated. The article analyzes the main provisions of the Fundamentals of the legislation of the Russian Federation on notaries, the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, the Civil Procedure Code of the Russian Federation, makes some suggestions for improving the legislation.
Notarial certification of transactions is primary ...
Social code of the Kaliningrad Region in the system of legal regulation of social relations
... social relations. This issue is relevant due to the active social policy pursued by the state. This policy aims to develop social institutions and improve the quality of life of Russian citizens. The authors studied the state and coherence of social legislation in Russia and abroad. The correlation and regulatory features of different legal systems are analysed. Special attention was paid to the level of systematization of social legislation, its accessibility and the feasibility of its implementation....
Peasant’s personal land ownership during Stolypin’s reforms: Myths and reality
This article provides a legal analysis of personal ownership of estate, parcels of land in homestead villages, and fortified communal land in the village, which was acquired by peasants under the legislative acts of the agrarian reform. Based on a comparison of general civil and peasant legislation, the author emphasises the differences between personal ownership, which replaced the family ownership of a peasant homestead, from private ownership....
Improvement of the legislative regulation of social relations
The improvement of legislative regulation of social relations
Improvement of legislative control over social relations
Property Rights of Debtor as Object of Claim According to Legislation of the Russian Federation
The article considers some questions of civil and criminal executive legislation in terms of enforced collection of the debtor’s property rights, their subsequent realisation, and possibility of using some types of property right as objects of claim.
Проблемы правового ...
The transitological dimension of constitutional changes in the Slovak Republic
The transformation of constitutional legislation in post-Communist countries follows two models: "reconstruction" and "dismantling". The Czechoslovak experience of constitutional legislation transformation follows that of dismantling. One of the positive features of this ...
Legal regulation of activities in the Arctic in the context of sanctions
The article explores the sanction factor impact on the legislative framework regulating Russian and European joint economic activities in the Arctic. The fundamental documents on the joint projects with the European Union get analyzed in the context of the sanction factor. The paper focuses on changes ...
Legal Provision: General Theoretical and Criminal Aspects
The article analyses the concept of legal provision, its scientific typology, classification and correlation with legislative practice.
Общая теория права: в 2 т. Т.
Нетипичные нормативные предписания в ...
3.0 University: legislative framework for innovative entrepreneurship
This article describes a legislative framework for a new model of higher education institutions, oriented towards business and innovation. The author offers practical recommendations for the development of competitive socioentrepreneurial innovation-based universities. It is ...
The official as a public officer
... considers the correlation between the definitions of the concept of ‘official’ given by the civil law and the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. The author analyses relevant academic views and judicial practice and formulates proposals on the legislative foirmalisation of the characteristics of a public officer in view of the Supreme Court’s position
1. Бриллиантов А. В., Четвертакова Е. Ю. Должностное лицо в уголовном за¬конодательстве ...
Justifiable defence: theory and judicial practice
This article discusses legal aspects of self-defence based on the Russian legislation and judicial practice data. The author proposes ways to optimise the legislation governing the citizens' right to self-defence against socially dangerous assaults.
1. Уголовный кодекс Российской Федерации ...
The unification of economic activity concepts in education: the legal aspect
This article analyses civil and educational legislation as to the use of concepts pertaining to economic activities in education. Special attention is paid to the concepts of economic, entrepreneurial, and profit generating activities, as well as the criteria of its implementation in the field ...
Conflict aspects of applying the current citizenship legislation of the Russian Federation
This article analyses contradictions in the application of citizenship legislation. As of today, the application of Part III Article 13 of the Law on citizenship of 1991 (recognition as a citizen) contradicts the letter of the law. The author makes proposals regarding the changes in such practice.
The Legal Regulation of the EU Immigrant Integration Policy
In this article, I consider the legal aspects of the EU policy on the integration of immigrants into the host society. The current EU basic law does not give the Union the power to issue legislative acts aimed at harmonizing national rules for the integration of immigrants. However, in the aftermath of the migrant crisis in Europe, this problem has been receiving increased attention. I systematize legal instruments for immigrant integration,...
Liability of legal entities for tax crimes according to the Russian and US legislations
This article considers the topical issue of introduction of criminal liability of legal entities for tax crimes in Russia. The authors analyse criminal liability of legal entities for tax evasion according to the US legislation.
1. Успенский А. В. Уголовная ответственность за уклонение от уплаты налогов по новому УК // Финансовые и бухгалтерские консультации....
Some problems of applying competition protection legislation to transactions related to the disposal of property of public and municipal unitary enterprises
This article analyses certain problems of legal regulation in the field of agreements on the disposal of property of public and municipal unitary enterprises. The authors consider the ways to improve the corresponding legislation.
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GMOs in agriculture: legal regulation and discussion
... admissibility/inadmissibility of GMOs in agriculture. The authors show that there is still no unanimous opinion of the effects produced by GMOs. Given the uncertainty, the ban on the use of genetic engineering in agriculture leads to the weakening of the role of legislation as a regulator of public relations. The authors suggest legal solutions to this problem striking a reasonable balance between the interests of business, society and state.
1. Информация о решении ЕСПЧ от 29.06.2010 ...
The role of constitutional courts in the mechanism of public authority responsibility in Russian regions
... in the Russian Federation. The author analyses possible participation of constitutional courts in providing a mechanism for legal responsibility of public authorities in regions of the Russian Federation. Attention is paid to the stages of regional legislation development and current trends. The author suggests avenues of legislation improvement.
1. Овсепян Ж. И. Становление конституционных и уставных судов в субъектах Российской ...
The problems of legal regulation of relations pertaining to satisfying state requirements in the light of new legislation
... system and identifies its shortcomings. The author stresses that new rules are not capable of solving the problem of legal regulation aimed to satisfy state requirements and will create additional complications in the use of terminology, application of legislation, identification of the scope of different regulations, and the correlation of private and public law regulation.
1. Борисов А. Н., Краев Н. А. Комментарий к федеральному закону от 21 июля ...
Minimising Investment Risks Through Optimising Public-Private Partnership: The Case of the Kaliningrad Region
... some legal aspects, Vestnik Baltijskogo federal'nogo universiteta im. I. Kanta [Vestnik Immanuel Kant Baltic federal University], no. 3, p. 143—151. (in Russ.)
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The subjects of legal monitoring of Justice of the Peace
... rights by his will and in his interest in accordance with legal norms, criteria for the lawfulness of the implementation of actions, restrictions. Manifestations of positive legal responsibility should be sought not in specific legal norms, but in the legislatively established valuation categories. Evaluation categories act as a measure of discretion in the exercise of subjective rights, when the dispute is resolved by the law enforcer.
1. Чепус А. В. Теория позитивной юридической ...
Municipal Tax Autonomy under Conditions of Budget Federalism: Reform Experience in Italy and Russia
The article deals with the questions of the current legislative budget process of local autonomies in the Russian Federation and Italy. The current
budget process of an Italian autonomy is characterized by the growing role of municipal taxes and overall decline in public transfers. In the Russian Federation,...
Legal guarantees for international investment according to the legislation of the Russian Federation
This article analyses the notion and system of legal guarantees ensured by the foreign investments legislation, reviews its general feature, and focuses on the national regime for foreign investors,. The author draws a conclusion that the existing system of special guarantees for foreign investors is neither effective nor prudent.
On legislative innovations governing the citizenship institution in the Russian Federation
This article examines changes in the federal laws governing the institution of citizenship in the Russian Federation. Proposals on improving the existing legislation are made based on the analysis conducted.
1. Европейская конвенция о гражданстве от 6 ноября 1997 г. ETS № 166 [Электронный ресурс]. Доступ из справ.-правовой ...
The creation of a common EU energy market: a quiet revolution with far-reaching consequences
The article explores important changes in the EU energy structure and legislation. The authors examine the main stages of the creation of a common energy market in the EU. They analyse recent actions taken by the European Commission and the Court of Justice of the EU against its member states and energy monopolists who ...
The legal issues of the exclusion from the register of the residents of the special economic zone in the Kaliningrad region
This article analyses the debatable legislative provisions concerning the exclusion from the register of the residents of the Special economic zone in the Kaliningrad region, the court practice regarding the implementation of investment policy statements by the residents and the exclusion ...
Договоры на обслуживание пластиковых карт: новое в законодательстве (О проекте ФЗ «О внесении изменений в части первую, вторую, третью и четвертую ГК РФ, а также в отдельные законодательные акты РФ»)
... Российской Федерации».
This article considers the existing procedure of legal regulation of contracts for the issues/usage of bank cards, including the liabilities of banks relating to such contracts. The author focuses on the position of legislator in the context of the discussion of the draft law On Amending Parts One, Two, Three, and Four of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation and Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation by the State Duma.
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Legal regulation of civil liability of institutions
This article considers the features of regulating civil liability of institutions in view of the recent changes to the legislation and investigates the key issues regarding the application of civil liability to private, public, budgetary, and autonomous institutions. Special attention is paid to the general and specific features of civil liability relating to the use ...
The legal aspects of community elimination during the Stolypin agrarian reform
... analyzing the legal nature of the farmstead and district land tenure formed through placing land in personal ownership, individual allotments, and complete division of rural lands into farmsteads and isolated land plots. It is shown that the reform legislation did not suggest legal discrimination of the community, which retained its administrative, economic, and land-related functions.
1. Вронский О. Г. Государственная власть России и крестьянская ...
On transferability of highways
This article considers the transferability of highways in the system of objects of civil rights. Based on a differentiated approach, the author examines the transferability of highways in view of their purpose and permitted use in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. Avenues of improvement of current highways legislation are suggested.
1. Андреев В. К. Вещь как объект гражданских прав // Гражданское право. 2014. № 1. С....
Public law entities and the theory of the subjects of law
... study the terminology and essential characteristics of legal entities in public law. The author considers the widely discussed problem of the juridical person as a legal fiction and explores it proceeding from the methodological assumption that Russian legislation recognizes the legal standing of the juridical person (public law entity). The author performed a comparative semantic analysis of the terminology and used a formal method of legal research revealing the constitutional foundations of the representational ...
Kant’s fundamental idea of state and law in Pushkin’s Boris Godunov
... — manifested itself in a work of art. This article sets out to prove the influence of Kant’s philosophical and legal ideas on A. S. Pushkin during the poet’s work on Boris Godunov. Kant’s thought that the people is the only monarch and that legislative power is vested in it in a rule-of-law state is the central idea of the tragedy. When working on Boris Godunov, Pushkin not only studied the Critique of Judgement but he also read Kant’s works on epistemological theory. In his tragedy, Pushkin ...
Kant and the Constitution of Russian Federation
... constitutionalism, state, education, family, culture.
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Transboundary Clusters in the Coastal Zones of the European Part of Russia: Inventory, Typology, Factors, and Prospects
... Abashkin, V. L., Goland, L. M., Kutsenko, E. S., Rudnik, P. B. 2013, Pilotnye innovatsionnye territorial'nye klastery v Rossiiskoi Federatsii [Pilot Innovative Territorial Clusters in the Russian Federation], Moscow. (in Russ.)
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Objective Criminological Characteristics of Justifiable Defence and Excessive Defence Situations
... of criminological characteristics of justifiable defence and excessive defence situations. The author analyses and compares objective criminological characteristics of the situations of justifiable and excessive defence. The article is based on the legislation of the Russian Federation and empirical research conducted by the author.
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justifiable defence, excessive ...
Model Structure and Content of a Comprehensive Maritime Plan: the Case of Kaliningrad
The need for maritime spatial planning is articulated in the Strategy for Marine Development of the Russian Federation until 2030. However, Russian legislation contains no provisions regulating this field. This article presents the results of a study aimed to devise a methodology for developing the model structure of a maritime plan for the Baltic Sea. The study methodology is based on current regulations ...
New stages of the excessive budget deficit procedure for the EU member states and the assessment of their effectiveness
The majority of EU member states, for which the excessive budget deficit procedure was introduced in 2009, managed to eliminate the deficit of their national budgets in September 2017. The EU started a reform of its subsidiary legislation in 2011 and introduced significant changes to the excessive budget deficit procedure. The article analyses the stages of the excessive budget deficit procedure, particularly those having new and much tougher requirements. The author describes ...
Supranational party system of the EU
... of the European and national levels forms the party system of the European Union (EU). The authors describe the main characteristics of Europarties and political groups comprised of them as key actors in the European Parliament’s (EP) political and legislative processes. The authors adopt the institutional approach and make use of the tools of the comparative, structural, and functional analyses. Special attention is paid to the ‘two-tier’ structure — the connection between national and supranational ...
Kant on evil in the human nature
... be necessarily interpreted as reason connected with good will. The consideration of this principle of Kant’s ethical theory concludes the article. The author makes an assumption that the creation of a moral world based on the principle of the free legislation of reason, which consists in that the criteria for the significance of provisions of such legislation is the possibility of transforming them into a universal law, is possible only under the condition that the notion of freedom as relating ...
Das teleologische Prinzip der Erkenntnis im Kontext der „Kritik der praktischen Vernunft“ Kants
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judgement, reasonability, teleology, legislation of nature, heuristic principle of cognition
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Kant on Human Dignity: Autonomy, Humanity, and Human Rights
..., O., 2015. Kant on Human Dignity Reconsidered: A Reply to my Critics. Kant-Studien, 106(1), pp. 107-129.
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Coastal zone as an object of environmental law
This article analyses the condition of the legal regulation of coastal zone social relations in the current legislation of Russia and other countries.
кодекс РФ. Проект общей части / отв. ред. А.
К. Щукин. СПб., 2001.
Проблемные аспекты процессуального положения прокурора в гражданском процессе
... Анализируются различные точки зрения ученых по спорным вопросам.
This article considers the feature of procedural position of a prosecutor in civil procedure. The author makes suggestion regarding the improvement of legislation relating to the legal status of prosecutor. Different scholarly perspectives on contentious issues are analysed.
1. Гражданский процессуальный кодекс РФ. М., 2012.
2. Гуреева О. А. Проблемы ...