LEGAL REGULATION OF THE AGE OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY IN THE CONTEXT OF NOVELLING CRIMINAL LEGISLATION

Yevgeny Petrovich Kim
2018 Yugra State University Bulletin  
The subject of the study is the criminal responsibility of minors as an independent institution of criminal law. The purpose of the analysis is to reveal the peculiarities of bringing a person to criminal liability. The methodology of the study is based on a combination of formal legal and comparative legal analysis, which made it possible to establish criteria for assessing the age of criminal responsibility. The main results of the study contain conclusions on the achievement of a certain age
more » ... nt of a certain age by a person as one of the necessary conditions for recognizing a crime as a subject. The specifics of the criminal liability of minors are due to the age and socio-psychological characteristics of this group of persons, the incompleteness of the formation of their personality, the best receptivity to punitive and educational measures. Taking into account the characteristics of a minor acquires special significance when choosing the necessary measure of a criminally-legal, educational nature. The chosen measure of impact with minimal costs of criminal repression should give a warning effect.
doi:10.17816/byusu20180273-78 fatcat:ndw4bfletvcxzdxscrwqvnamwu