International Standards for Ensuring the Right to Liberty and Personal Security in Criminal Proceedings of Ukraine
The purpose of this research is to analyze international legal standards that guarantee the right to liberty and personal security in criminal proceedings. The subject of the study was the requirements of international acts, the decision of the European Court of Human Rights and the provisions of the current criminal procedural legislation of Ukraine on the issues of guaranteeing and securing of that right. The authors of the article used the following methods: dialectics, comparative legal, system analysis, formal logic.
The relevance of the topic of this article depends on the fact that the current direction of the reform of the criminal procedural legislation is aimed at strengthening the legal guarantees for the protection of a person, protection of his rights, freedoms and legitimate interests in criminal proceedings. Such a fundamental right of every human being as the right to liberty and personal security is no exception to this. In this context, the legal mechanisms for the application of coercive measures need to be reviewed, re-evaluated and adjusted. This, of course, reflects the approximation of national law to international legal standards, European values, the establishment of the rule of law, and so on.
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