Administrative legislation as a type of legal protection of the security of the population of Ukraine

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Ostapenko O. "Administrative legislation as a type of legal protection of the security of the population of Ukraine."

Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology

The problem of security was and remains relevant in all historical eras of the development of mankind and states. Philosophers at different times have argued that human rights enshrined in laws are one of the reliable tools by which human security is ensured.

For Ukraine, the protection of human rights, freedoms and legitimate interests is the basis of state activity. Thus, according to the provisions enshrined in the Constitution of Ukraine, our country is a sovereign, independent, democratic, social and legal state. The legislation of Ukraine on administrative offenses, despite numerous criticisms of its individual legal norms, provides for and guarantees on the part of the state the protection of administrative and legal relations that provide for the safe life of a person, society and the state. In the opinion of the author, it is important to analyze the norms of administrative law, which highlight the issue of security of subjects of administrative-legal relations. They include the general provisions of administrative legislation characterizing the tasks and powers of subjects authorized to implement security measures of an administrative and legal nature, in compliance with the law and other requirements of public life. An important element of ensuring security is the institution of administrative responsibility, which is applied for violations of the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of a person, society and the state, provided for by the norms of the Constitution of Ukraine.

At the same time, the consideration of security as a certain state of protection from threats and dangers by some scientists is somewhat simplified and utilitarian [1], which requires a comprehensive analysis of the legal category «security» in various dimensions.

The authors conclusion was made that strengthening the security of man, society and the state in the administrative-legal dimension depends on ensuring the supremacy of the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of individuals and legal entities, established and regulated by the norms of administrative law, security activities of subjects of administrative-legal relations , which must comply with the norms established in the administrative legislation, the rules of conduct, the procedure for the activities of public administration bodies, their officials, etc.

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