Legislative prerequisites for the classification of arm
The purpose of the article is to analyze the approaches to the classification of weapons, which are enshrined in official Draft Laws, to highlight their shortcomings and contradictions, as well as justify the author’s view on this issue. The subject of the study is the Bills regulating the issue of classification of weapons, which are currently under consideration in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. The research methodology includes general scientific and special methods of legal science: historical and legal, normative and dogmatic, dialectical, comparative and legal, logical, monographic, legal and predicting. Results of the research. The general characteristic of the legislative approaches to the classification of arms enshrined in the Draft Laws, which are under consideration of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, is given. Their similarities and differences are revealed, as well as the advantages and disadvantages. Practical implication. The practical value of the legislative consolidation of the classification of arms is substantiated, the limits of its application are determined. Value / originality. On the basis of the research the conclusion on necessity of development and legislative acceptance of the branched classification of all kinds of the weapon is made, and also author's offers on the given question are formulated.
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