Measures of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Empire to Combat Rinderpest in the Second Half of the XIX Century
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Lukyanov Sergey A. Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor of the department of state and civil- lawful disciplines
Moscow regional branch of the Moscow University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia named after V.YA. Kikot
Russian Federation Tarasova Irina A. Cand. Sci. (Law), Associate Professor; Senior teacher of the department of state, civil and law disciplines
Moscow regional branch of the Moscow University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia named after V.YA. Kikot
Russian Federation
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Abstract:
The purpose of the article is to study the features of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Empire in the second half of the 19th century. measures to combat rinderpest. The object of the study is social relations related to the prevention of the spread of rinderpest in the territory of the Russian Empire. At the same time, the subject of the research is the normative legal acts regulating the implementation of sanitary and police measures in the Russian Empire, materials of periodicals, archival documents. Within the framework of the research methodology, using the historical-legal, comparative-legal and comparative-historical methods, an analysis was made of the activities of the units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Empire related to the implementation of measures to combat rinderpest. Based on a number of sources, the authors describe the extent of damage caused by this epizootic disease to agriculture in pre-revolutionary Russia. Due to the lack of an effective veterinary service, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Empire was forced to take such a sanitary and police measure as the preventive slaughter of sick and suspected cattle. This met with resistance from the population and was accompanied by the use of a number of other sanitary and police measures. It is concluded that the combination of sanitary and police measures with veterinary and sanitary measures allowed the Ministry of Internal Affairs to achieve by the end of the 19th century. some success in preventing the spread of rinderpest in a number of regions of the country.
How to Cite:
Lukyanov S.A., Tarasova I.A., (2022), MEASURES OF THE MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE TO COMBAT RINDERPEST IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY. Economic Problems and Legal Practice, 2: 26-29.
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Keywords:
Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Empire, epizootics, rinderpest of cattle, slaughter of cattle, sanitary and police measures, veterinary and sanitary measures, sanitary and quarantine measures.