The article analyses main approaches to the definition of content of concepts “state control” and “state supervision” both in the national science of public administration and in legal science, and reveals their interpretation in individual legal acts. The main differences between control and supervision as the components of control function of public administration are identified and basic approaches to their legal interpretation are shown.
The procedural activity of the National Police in the exercise of the supervisory function has been investigated. The theoretical aspects of control and supervision in the context of administrative and procedural activity are considered. The stages of control proceedings, their sequence and content are analyzed. The stage of preparation for carrying out control and supervision measures, the stage of carrying out these measures, the stage of decision making, the stage of reviewing the implementation of the decision are characterized.
The article is devoted to the study of the relation between control and supervision in the activities of the bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. The basic approaches to the definition of the terms «control» and «supervision» in legal science are analyzed.