Experience of Foreign Countries on Exercising Departmental Control over the Activities of Judges and the Possibility of Its Application in Ukraine

Keywords: departmental control, international experience, judicial authorities, a judge, legislation, a subject of control.


The objective of the article is to study the positive experience of foreign countries in exercising departmental control over the activities of judges and to identify possible ways of its application in Ukraine.

While writing the article the author has used general scientific and special methods of scientific cognition, namely: systematic, comparative and legal, functional and documentary analysis.

Based on the analysis of scientific sources the author has studied the experience of the UK, France, Poland, Asian in exercising departmental control over the activities of judges. It has been determined that quite different approaches have been currently developed in Europe regarding the exercise of departmental control over the activities of judges, which is conditioned by the specifics of the legal systems of countries in general and the judicial system in particular. At the same time, despite the presence of certain differences, this does not exclude the possibility of applying the relevant positive foreign experience in our country.

Based on the results of the conducted research, the following has been suggested, taking into account international experience in exercising departmental control over the activities of judges: a) to optimize the system of entities, which are authorized to exercise control over the activity in the specified sphere; b) to create a legislative base for exercising departmental control over the activities of judges, in particular by developing and adopting a single legal act in this area; c) to strengthen the supervision over the courts while maintaining the limits of the independence of judges; d) to expand the financial and logistical support of the entities of departmental control; e) to create organizational and legal conditions, where judges will in no way be able to influence the departmental control; f) to develop a clear and understandable system for evaluating the performance of judges.


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Author Biographies

Mykola Ivanovich Inshyn, National Academy of Science of Ukraine.

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Professor, Academician of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, Labor and Social Security Law Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Oksana Vasilievna Pchelina, Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs.

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor of the Department of Criminal Procedure and Organization of Pre-trial Investigations of the Faculty No. 1 of Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs.

Tatiana Mikhailovna Yamnenko, National Aviation University.

Doctor of Laws, Professor at the Department of Civil Law and Process at the Law Faculty of the National Aviation University.

Hаlyna Viktorivna Tatarenko, Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University.

PhD in Law, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Constitutional Law of the Law Faculty Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University.


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How to Cite
Inshyn, M., Pchelina, O., Yamnenko, T., & Tatarenko, H. (2020). Experience of Foreign Countries on Exercising Departmental Control over the Activities of Judges and the Possibility of Its Application in Ukraine. Amazonia Investiga, 9(29), 243-249. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2020.29.05.27