Functioning of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine as Part of Improving the Mechanisms of Public Administration and Sustainable Development of the State

Authors

  • Ivan PETRIV Odessa Regional Institute for Public Administration of the National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine

Abstract

The material of the article reveals the purpose of research in the field of sustainable functioning of the mechanism of state power
through the lens of the activity of the body of constitutional justice. Main results of research are the disclosure of the content of
activities of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine as a necessary condition for ensuring a constitutionally defined system of public
authorities and improving the mechanisms of public administration. The article describes main functional characteristics of the body
of constitutional justice in Ukraine and their influence on the sustainability of the work of state bodies in terms of division into branches
of power.The importance of constitutional justice for the construction of a legal and democratic state with authoritative institutions
was highlighted in the process of research, the content of the activity of the body of constitutional justice and feasibility of widespread
use of possibilities of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine as a state body with special status were revealed.It is proposed to improve
the functions and powers of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine in view of comparative characteristics of the bodies of constitutional
justice of individual European states. Scientific work substantiates the necessity of reviewing the legislatively defined powers of the
Constitutional Court of Ukraine in terms of their extension and adaptation to modern challenges, investigates the significance of the
decisions and conclusions of this body for improving the mechanisms of public administration, determines the role of the Court in the
system of higher bodies of state power by the status of a state body. Based on the definition of strategic goals set by the Constitution
of Ukraine at the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, directions for improving effectiveness of the application of decisions and conclusions
of the Court and interaction with higher bodies of state power are justified. Besides, directions of improvement of the mechanisms
of public administration through the prism of the results of the Court’s activity and those of improvement of the legislation with the
purpose of increasing efficiency of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine in the mechanism of realization of the state power are offered.
Keywords: Constitutional Court of Ukraine, constitutional control, constitutional guarantees, constitutional justice mechanisms of
public administration, functions of constitutional justice, system of state power
JEL: D73

Published

30-12-2019

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