The phenomenon of constitutional and legal responsibility: axiological potential and problems of implementation efficiency

Keywords: constitutional and legal responsibility; functions of constitutional and legal responsibility; functions of constitutional law; constitutional conflict; constitutional order

Abstract

The article considers general theoretical and constitutional-legal issues of formation and implementation of constitutional-legal
responsibility. It is claimed that with the help of constitutional and legal responsibility the legal protection of the Constitution is ensured,
the efficiency of its norms is increased, the influence of the constitutional legislation on the social and political practice is strengthened.
Constitutional and legal responsibility is considered as an effective tool to support the constitutional order in the state, the unity of the
constitutional and legal space, the establishment of the regime of constitutional legality in law-making and law enforcement activities
of public authorities and officials.
The connection between the institution of constitutional and legal responsibility and the problems of implementation of the Cons -
titution and constitutional legislation, the formation of constitutionalism and the implementation of constitutional reform in Ukraine is
studied. It is argued that the supremacy of the Constitution of Ukraine in general and the values enshrined in it is a guarantee of lawful
behaviour of the subjects of constitutional relations, an element of the state mechanism and a way to solve problems facing society in
the process of constitutional development, stability of the constitutional order and law and order. a prerequisite for the exercise of the
will of the Ukrainian nation. From the point of view of constitutional axiology, the value potential of constitutional and legal responsibility
is revealed.
It is concluded that its functionality and effectiveness depend on the correct understanding of the essential and functional-teleological
characteristics of constitutional and legal responsibility as a tool for the protection of constitutional values. The effectiveness of
constitutional and legal responsibility is associated with the effectiveness of lawmaking, constitutional and legal regulation, the level
of constitutional legal awareness and constitutional culture, the state of the constitutional order and legality, and so on. Failure to
achieve the goal of constitutional and legal responsibility indicates a low level of effectiveness of constitutional and legal responsibility,
imperfection of organizational and legal and procedural mechanisms of its application.

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Published
2020-11-10
How to Cite
Batanova, N. (2020). The phenomenon of constitutional and legal responsibility: axiological potential and problems of implementation efficiency. Law Review of Kyiv University of Law, 1(3), 83-88. Retrieved from https://chasprava.com.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/477
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Constitutional law. Municipal law