IKBFU's Vestnik

2009 Issue №09

Municipal Tax Autonomy under Conditions of Budget Federalism: Reform Experience in Italy and Russia

Abstract

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, municipal budgets depend crucially on the mechanism of federal and municipal tax redistribution at this stage of municipal reform. The author comes to the conclusion that legal innovations in the field of the tax base of local autonomies in Russia follow the pattern of the Italian local autonomy reform.

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Current Problems of Ensuring Personal Liberty and Immunity in the Russian Federation in the Light of Decisions of the European court of Human Rights

Abstract

The article analyses the acute problems of the observance of rights to personal liberty and immunity, provided by the Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in the light of the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of the Russian Federation.

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Property Rights of Debtor as Object of Claim According to Legislation of the Russian Federation

Abstract

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.

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Legal Regulation of Disposition of Property Assigned to State and Municipal Unitary Enterprise

Abstract

The article analyses some legal regulation problems concerning the disposition of property, assigned to them, by state and municipal unitary enterprises, including the current tendency towards the limitation of unitary enterprises’ authority in this field, which is reflected in the Law on Competition Protection.

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