Decriminalization as a method of criminal-legal policy

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Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology

The article is devoted to the analysis of issues of decriminalization as a method of criminal-legal policy. Summarizing that decriminalization, as a process of official recognition of the fact of the loss of a certain act of social danger and the exclusion of a norm that previously established the criminal responsibility for the said act from the Criminal Code of Ukraine, is one of the most effective methods of criminal-law policy. At the same time, although the legislator often addresses decriminalization in his activity, the latter, in our opinion, is not fully used in the process of reforming certain norms of the current law on criminal liability and the law as a whole.

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Marysyuk K., Kantsir V. "Decriminalization as a method of criminal-legal policy"