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    Abstract - Journal Law and World

    Volume 7, Issue 4

    Principle as a Means of Identifying a Legislative Gap (on the Example of Juvenile Justice)

    Affiliation: PhD student of the Caucasus International University school of law

    Abstract: The paper presents the principle as a research issue as a basis for identifying a legislative gap. In terms of research methodology, the paper uses an inductive and deductive method that plays the lion"s role in shaping the final conclusion. Especially important is the legitimacy method, which broadly shows the importance of the principle in the development of law, for law and justice. The aim of the paper is to cover the issue with a new approach, in particular, the paper combines, on the one hand, a review of constitutional procedures for gaps in the legislation, analyzes of ways to correct gaps in the legislation, against which the principle can be considered The issue is covered by analyzing the importance of the norm-principle of juvenile justice – prioritizing the best interests and defining its role in identifying gaps in the legislation in juvenile justice. To illustrate this point, such a fundamental issue of juvenile justice as custodial bail and its relevance to the priority of best interests as a matter of principle is analyzed. The findings are based on a critical analysis of the functioning of the juvenile justice norm-principle with bail in conjunction with a discussion of the constitutional issues of detecting legislative gaps. The existence of the principle as the basis of any legislation is outlined and its mirror principle is shown, according to which it reflects the legislative gaps and shows the way to the harmonization of the legislation.

    Keywords: Gap, Harmonization, Legislation,

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