Some issues of legal liability for violations of environmental protection legislation




administrative economic sanctions, disciplinary responsibility, material responsibility, environmental protection relations, labor relations


The classification of the environmental protection legislation of Ukraine has been carried out. For this purpose, Ukrainian legal acts were analyzed and systematized according to various criteria. The scientific literature, devoted to the issue of legal responsibility for violation of the norms of laws, in which the right to nature protection is enshrined, was studied. It has been proven, that in the conditions of globalization, environmental regulations must take into account international standards in the field of environmental protection, in particular, the achievements of the World Trade Organization and the European Union. The content of certain legal documents of international communities in this area has been clarified.

The types of legal responsibility are outlined. Some of them were considered in relation to the legal consequences for violating environmental legislation. In particular, material and disciplinary responsibility is characterized as having an indirect effect on environmental protection through employees of the state environmental inspection. This approach is due to the fact that the effectiveness of environmental legislation largely depends on the quality of work of the relevant employees.

At the same time, the issue of bringing offenders to economic and legal and other types of legal responsibility is considered.

It has been established, that mitigating the consequences of military actions on the territory of Ukraine requires the improvement of the institution of legal responsibility for violations of environmental regulations. Therefore, the main codified acts that regulate it, such as the Code of Labor Laws of Ukraine, the Code of Ukraine on Administrative Offenses, the Economic Code of Ukraine and the Criminal Code of Ukraine, were analyzed. Separate changes to regulatory legal acts are proposed.

In general, this research is based on the statement about the possibility of improving the state of nature by applying measures of responsibility to violators of environmental norms. This will make it possible to mitigate the consequences of military operations on the territory of Ukraine

Author Biographies

Oleksandr Kalian , Poltava State Agrarian University

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Entrepreneurship and Law

Lidia Kupchenia, Poltava State Agrarian University


Department of Entrepreneurship and Law

Mykola Syomych, Poltava State Agrarian University

Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor

Department of Entrepreneurship and Law


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How to Cite

Kalian , O., Kupchenia, L., & Syomych, M. (2023). Some issues of legal liability for violations of environmental protection legislation. ScienceRise: Juridical Science, (3(25), 41–46.



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