Repressive and Punitive Nature of the Cancellation (Loss of Effect) of the Legal Act
Abstract.Cancellation, termination, loss of effect, recognition as inconsistent with a prevailing legal act, recognition as inconsistent with the RF Constitution, abolishment a legal act is one of the important measures to restore law and order in the country, protect the rights and freedoms of citizens, and to ensure appropriate law power structures. However, there is no unambiguous interpretation of repressive and punitive application of such measures. The article is devoted to analysis of the legal nature of the measures on cancellation (loss of effect) of legal acts in terms of the possibility of their use as measures of responsibility. The methodology is based on materialist dialectic, in particular, the author has used general and special research methods such as logical analysis, formal law method and systems approach. As a result of the research, the author has analyzed two main procedures of cancellation (loss of effect) of the legal acts, administrative and judicial, describes their peculiarities and methods of defining repressive and punitive nature of the measure. The author also touches upon the problems that relate to the administrative or judicial procedure of termination (loss of effect) and offers relevant solutions.
Keywords: impairing the moral rights, principle of subordination, normative legal act, legal act, independence of the judiciary, administrative discretion, accountability measures, termination, loss of effect, compliance assessment
Article was received:23-07-2016
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