Improving the efficiency of the legal regulation of fixing damages inflicted to military personnel in the course of combat actions

2024;
: 98-104

 

O. KAVCHAK. Improving the efficiency of the legal regulation of fixing damages inflicted to military personnel in the course of combat actions. Bulletin of Lviv Polytechnic National University. Series: Legal Sciences. 2024. Vol. 11, No. 1(41), pp. 98-104. https://doi.org/10.23939/law2024.41.098

Authors:
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Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence, Psychology and Innovative Education Department of Criminal Law and Procedure

In the context of the norms of international humanitarian law, the article examines the improvement of the effectiveness of the legal regulation of recording injuries inflicted on servicemen during hostilities. The object of the study is the legal regulation of recording injuries inflicted on servicemen during armed conflicts. The subject of the study is the development of norms used during armed conflicts to record injuries to servicemen. The research was carried out based on the dialectical method of cognition with the use of historical, comparative-legal, systemic-structural and formal-logical methods, which together made it possible to investigate issues in a holistic relationship. It is noted that the systematic implementation of the norms of international humanitarian law regarding the Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims of 1949 and Additional Protocols I, II to them of 1977 are implementations taking into account the peculiarities of national legal systems.

The norms of international conventions on international humanitarian law in the context of the protection of servicemen wounded during hostilities and current national legislation on these issues have been analyzed. At the same time, in international humanitarian law and, accordingly, in national legislation, there are no norms that regulate responsibility for inflicting wounds on military personnel during hostilities. It is not regulated in the legal relationship of informing about events related to the wounding of a serviceman in the context of criminal and criminal procedural law at the national and international levels. The submitted proposals on supplementing the Criminal Code of Ukraine with regulations on liability for injury to servicemen during hostilities will contribute to the development of legislation that will complement current international conventions on international humanitarian law.

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