Civil and criminal liability in the field of transport relations: the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Keywords: court, justice, the right to a fair trial, guarantees of human rights, the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives not only of many people but also significantly affected the economy of individual countries and the world economy as a whole. The world has seen a reduction in production capacity due to the closure of borders between countries and the introduction of self-isolation. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the usual relationship between manufacturers and users and has made a major difference in transport. Such changes have been reflected in the regulation of relations regarding civil and criminal liability for offenses in the field of transport relations in a coronavirus pandemic. With this in mind, it is important to analyze the transformations of civil and criminal liability in the field of transport due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The work aims to analyze the civil and criminal liability in the field of transport relations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The object of the study is a civil and criminal liability in the field of transport due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The subject of the study is the public relations that arise, change, and end during the prosecution of civil and criminal transport in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The research methodology consists of such methods as the analytical method, historical method, method of analysis of legal documents, articles, and monographs, method of generalization, comparison, synthesis, and modeling. The study will analyze the changes that have taken place in the field of transport, namely the peculiarities of civil and criminal liability for violations in the field of transport during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as clarify the problematic issues of prosecution in the field of transport and controversial aspects pre-trial settlement of conflicts by the parties. The research also identified the main trends in the transport sphere in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic and explained what changes need to be made to establish a mechanism for civil and criminal liability in the field of transport due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Author Biographies

Raisa Minchenko, NGO "Legal Dimension", Ukraine.

Doctor of Legal Science, Professor, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, Chairman of the NGO "Legal Dimension", Ukraine.

Pavlo Lutsyuk, National Academy of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

Doctor of Legal Science, Professor of the Department of Civil Law and Procedure of the National Academy of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

Dmitriy Kamensky, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Legal Science, Professor of the Department of Legal Courses, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Artem Kolodin, National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

Ph. D. candidate of the Department of Criminal Law of National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

Oleksandr Shamota, National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

Master of Law of National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

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Published
2021-05-31
How to Cite
Minchenko, R., Lutsyuk, P., Kamensky, D., Kolodin, A., & Shamota, O. (2021). Civil and criminal liability in the field of transport relations: the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Amazonia Investiga, 10(40), 212-221. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.40.04.21
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