Author(s): Stetsiuk Bohdan, Kovalchuk Vitalii, Harasymiv Taras, Zabzaliuk Dmytro, Kozin Serhii
Description: The purpose of the article is to investigate the stages of development of the institute of administrative responsibility for unauthorized occupation of a land plot, in particular during the existence of the Russian Empire and the USSR. Methodology: The methodological basis of the study is dialectical-materialistic and formal-logical methods of scientific knowledge of social and legal phenomenon and general scientific and special methods based on them. This allowed researching the problem of the unity of its social content and legal form. The results of the study. On the basis of the analysis of scientific literature, the historical and legal analysis of the development of administrative responsibility for unauthorized occupation of a land plot during the existence of the Russian Empire and the USSR was carried out. Practical implications: Having taken note of the analysis of legal acts adopted during the studied period we can conclude that the assertion of the Soviet authorities was accompanied by the increased criminal liability for violations in the area of land use. Value/originality: It was stated that the legislation of the USSR has significantly influenced the development of modern Ukrainian legislation, which regulates administrative liability in the area of land use in general and for the unauthorized occupation of a land plot in particular.