Often in special literature and in life you can find such a concept as a "normative document". They are referred to, justifying the correctness and legality of their actions or decisions. But what is included in this concept, what legal acts and documents can be considered normative?
What can be considered a regulatory document
In fact, any document adopted or published by a law-making body can be considered normative. Lawmaking is one aspect of the functioning of the state. It is carried out with the aim of forming a legal system and includes the development of legal norms governing all types of legal relationships, as well as their change, cancellation or addition. This is an ongoing process as the realities of life are constantly changing. Therefore, normative documents are created within the framework of a single and consistent system of legal norms to regulate the various relations that have developed in the state and society.
Law-making activities are carried out by the bodies in whose powers it is included. These are the bodies of both the highest state power and the subjects of the federation, as well as the municipal authorities and administration. In some cases, lawmaking activities are carried out by citizens of the country through participation in referenda.
Thus, a normative document is an official legal act adopted by one or another law-making body within its competence. Its implementation is generally binding for a permanent period or for a limited period of time. A normative document for multiple use has been calculated.
The name of the normative document, the form of its presentation and its normative content are interrelated. A normative document can exist in the form of a law, decree, regulation, decision, order, order, set of rules, instructions, regulations. Letters and telegrams are an exception; they cannot be considered normative acts and documents.
Regulatory documents in the Russian Federation
The main and main regulatory document of the country is the Constitution of the Russian Federation, it has supreme legal force. This is a law of direct action, the implementation of the norms of which is a priority and mandatory on the territory of the entire state, for authorities at any level. The rest of the laws and other normative documents adopted by the law-making bodies should not contradict the norms set forth in the Constitution.
Other important normative acts are legal norms established by various Codes containing norms of any one branch of law, for example: civil, criminal procedure, housing, urban planning, forestry, water, etc. Laws can be adopted by both state bodies and executive bodies. authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation: republics, territories, regions, etc.