Sociological research in the mechanisms for monitoring the application of the laws of Russian federation subjects

Tyumen State University Herald. Social, Economic, and Law Research


Release:

2015, Vol. 1. №3(3)

Title: 
Sociological research in the mechanisms for monitoring the application of the laws of Russian federation subjects


About the authors:

Gennady S. Korepanov, Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Deputy Chairman of the Tyumen Regional Duma
Gleb A. Trubin,
Post-graduate student, Financial and Economic Institute, Tyumen State University

Valentin A. Yudashkin, Cand. Sci. (Sociol.), Organizing Director of the West Siberian Branch of the Institute of Sociology of Russian Academy of Sciences

Abstract:

The article is devoted to demonstrating the feasibility and experience of expert surveys and questionnaire public opinion surveys as part of monitoring the enforcement of regional laws by the legislative body of a subject of the Russian Federation. The monitoring of law enforcement is an effective modern mechanism of assessing the efficiency of regulatory acts as well as the integral element of the system of the Russian legislation applied to enhance the legal framework of society. The authors believe that the monitoring of procedures must imply the collection and analysis of sociological information on the situation in the scope of a normative legal act, i. e. of expert opinions and public opinion on the problems of the act. The experience of monitoring of the Tyumen region Code on Administrative Responsibility carried out by the Tyumen Regional Duma may serve as a useful illustrative example. The authors argue that, as the monitoring of enforcement was introduced into the process of rulemaking, sociology of management and sociology of law faced a new challenge lying in its study, identifying its needs, not only determining the use but also the development of sociological methods and techniques.

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