Article title The Control Function of the Parliament: the Nature, Content and Purpose
Name of magazine Legal journal «Law of Ukraine» (Ukrainian version)
Issue 5/2013
Сторінки [280-286]

The questions regarding the meaning of parliamentary functions. Determined by their inherent basic legal features through which reveals the activities of the Parliament of Ukraine, as one of the government bodies of the Ukrainian state. Emphasizes the place of parliamentary control as an integral part of an integrated system of state control and one of the main functions of the parliament in a democratic society. Parliamentary control is a function of the parliament itself as a collective body and not a function of its structures and members.

Attention is focused on the role and purpose of parliamentary control as a component of the mechanism of checks and balances. Characterized by the importance of parliamentary control as one of the manifestations of the government by the Parliament of Ukraine.

Highlights the main components of the control functions of the parliament through which disclosed its direction and goals.

Keywords parliament, the control function of the parliament, signs by public authorities, signs of parliamentary functions, the essence of parliamentary control, the direction of parliamentary control.