The problem of the nature of people’s sovereighty and its definition in the constitutional law

2020;
: 223-232
1
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology
2
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology

The essence of peoples sovereignty as a legal phenomenon is clarified and its authors definition for the science of constitutional law is proposed. It is proved that people's sovereignty is a complex legal concept that consists of two interrelated and complementary elements – sovereignty and people, which form a coherent legal category, which is at the same time the fundamental principle of modern constitutionalism. The content of peoples sovereignty is that it is formed in the process of public life natural attribute of the people to possess a supreme, independent, constitutive power, which expresses the universal will of each individual and is realized in the rights of citizens, with their direct participation, within the existing constitutional state.

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