Gaps in Russian Legislation
The study of all areas of law. Each author identifies gaps in the area of law under study - flaws that create a threat to the construction of a legal state- and gives scientifically based recommendations for their elimination, such as draft articles of legislative acts. The results are brought to the attention of the country's legislature and the legal community. The journal is l for lawyers, heads of organizations, employees of law enforcement agencies, the apparatus of the President of the Russian Federation and territorial government bodies, legislative bodies of the country, regions, cities, law faculties and universities.
The mission of the journal is to provide scientifically based solutions to the relevant legal problems of Russian society; promote the formation of national-state identity in Russia.
In accordance with the decision of the Presidium of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia dated 12.28.2018, the journal «GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION» is included in the List of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications in which the main scientific results of dissertations for the degree of candidate and doctor of sciences should be published (http://vak.ed.gov.ru/).
The journal publishes peer-reviewed scientific articles on the following scientific specialty:
12.00.00 – Jurisprudence
Scientific citation of the journal: Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI), East View Information Services, EBSCO, Ulrichsweb Global Periodicals Directory, CrossRef
The editorial policy of the Publishing House «Yur-VAK» is based on the principles formulated by the Committee on Publication Ethics and complies with the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications of non-profit organization «Committee on the Ethics of Scientific Publications».
All articles published in the journal undergo double peer review, and are also checked by the Anti-Plagiarism program at the RSCI and RSL bases. Detailed review rules are presented on the website of the Publishing House «Yur-VAK» www.urvak.ru.
Editor-in-chief – Vladimir Vs. Chistyakov, Professor, Publishing House «Yur-VAK», Moscow, Russian FederationThe journal is published with the participation of: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
THEORY AND HISTORY OF LAW AND STATE; HISTORY OF LAW AND STATE TEACHINGS
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW; CONSTITUTIONAL JUDICIAL PROCESS; MUNICIPAL LAW
CIVIL LAW BUSINESS LAW FAMILY LAW; PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW
FINANCIAL LAW; TAX LAW; BUDGETARY LAW
EMPLOYMENT LAW; RIGHT TO SOCIAL SECURITY
LAND LAW; NATURAL RESOURCE LAW; ENVIRONMENTAL LAW; AGRARIAN LAW
CORPORATE LAW; ENERGY LAW
CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY; CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT LAW
INTERNATIONAL LAW; EUROPEAN LAW
JUDICIAL, PROSECUTORIAL, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES
FORENSICS; FORENSIC EXPERTISE; OPERATIONAL AND SEARCH ACTIVITIES
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW; ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS
CIVIL PROCEDURE ARBITRATION
RULES OF MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION FOR PUBLICATION IN THE JOURNAL " GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION"
The editorial policy of the Yur-VAK Publishing House follows the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications.
Manuscripts are accepted only in case if they are not currently considered for publication in another publishing house, have not been posted on the Internet and have not been published earlier, the author is responsible for the accuracy of this information.
- Authors warrant that their manuscripts are original work, free from plagiarism and unfair borrowing.
- Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
- Authors should clearly indicate all sources used in their text.
- The authors are responsible for the selection and accuracy of the information contained in the articles, citations, legal documents, and should not affect the honor, dignity and business reputation of third parties.
- Authors should report any errors they find in their manuscript after publication.
Completeness of the manuscript:
At the beginning of the article, the following information is indicated:
Author (s) data:
- surname, name, patronymic (in full) of the author
- job position
- academic title
- academic degree, place of work
- address of the place of work
- ORCID ID, Scopus Author ID, Researcher ID
- name of scientific specialization
- telephone number
An example of the correct formatting of an article on the humanities (technical)
2. Title of the article (in Russian, in English)
3. Abstract (in Russian, in English) (150-200 words)
The abstract should be clearly structured and reflect the following aspects of the content of the article:
- Purpose of writing a research paper
- Conclusions obtained during the study
- We recommend, if possible, to include the main theses of the article in the form of infographics in the abstract (Highlights) Example of Highlights
4. 6-8 key-words in Russian and English (up to 100 characters with spaces).
6. The text of the article in the Word editor. The text of the article is not less than 4000-6000 words.
The structure of the text of the article should be highlighted with headings
• Introduction. Formulation of the problem
• Methods for solving the considered problem (for articles on technical sciences)
• Subject headings of the main logical sections of the article
Figures, graphs and tables must be provided in two languages: Russian and English; under the figure, graph, table, you must indicate the Source (in Russian, in English).
To design links to sources within the text of the article, we recommend authors to use the Harvard Style for links to sources within the text of the article (Harvard Style - name-date system: after the quoted phrase or link in quotation marks, to the author's opinion in brackets the surname of the author of the cited work and the year of its publication are indicated, and in the list of references the sources are indicated in alphabetical order) so that the information is more correctly displayed in international databases.
Links in the text are made in square brackets - the author's surname (without initials), year are indicated. If the link leads to a specific fragment of the text of the document, indicate the page number: [Ivanov, 2010: 60]. If the link contains information about several works, they are separated by a semicolon when specifying sources in the text of the article: [Ivanov, Sidorov, Latyshev, Year; Petrov, Year]
7. List of used literary sources (in Russian and English) in a single format, the names of the authors in alphabetical order.
• The number of cited publications is 15-20 sources published no later than 3-4 years
• The list of references contains the most significant articles and monographs on the research topic
• Normative documents are indicated in page references
• Textbooks, teaching aids, dictionaries are not recommended to be indicated in the list of references
• Internet links are recommended to be transferred to page references
• A sample of the design of a link in the list of references:
Ivanov I.I. Title of the article // Title of the journal. year. V. volume number. No. page number.
10. The volume of published materials is unlimited, font 14 (12), spacing 1.5
12. All materials should be submitted to the editorial office in electronic form by e-mail to the editorial office email@example.com. WA: +7 (916) 393-18-27
Editor-in-chief of "GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION " journal
Aslan Khuseinovich Abashidze - DoS (Law), professor, Head of the Department of International Law of the Law Institute of the Russian Federation Peoples Friendship University, Doctor Law, Professor, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation; ORCID: 0000-0003-0012-8795
Co-chairs of the editorial board of "GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION " journal:
Vladimir V. Chistyakov, professor, Editor-in-chief “Yur-VAK” Publishing house, Moscow, Russia
Members of the editorial board of "GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION" journal:
Valerii V. Andreev, Dr. Sci. (Hist.), professor; Honoured Cultural Worker of the Chuvash Republic, rector of Cheboksary Cooperative Institute, Cheboksary, Russia
Adel I. Abdullin, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor,Head of the Department of International and European Law, Faculty of Law, Kazan Federal University
Maxim Yur. Berezin, Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Professor of the Department of Law, International and Public Law of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
Mikhail M. Brinchuk, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Honored Science Worker of the Russian Federation, Head of the Center of Environmental Law Research, Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Lyudmila Aleksandr. Bukalerova, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Head of the Department of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics of RUDN University, Moscow, Russia
Marina Oleg. Buyanova, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Professor of the Department of Labor Law and Social Security Law of the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” , Moscow, Russia
Svetlana Igor. Volodina, Cand. Sci. (Law), Associate Professor, Director of the Institute of Advocacy and Notaries of Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Pro-rector of the Russian Academy of Advocacy and Notaries, Moscow, Russia
Alexander Fedor. Voronov, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Professor of the Department of Civil Procedure of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Nikita Georg. Ivanov, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Head of the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology of Research Institute of the All-Russian State University of Justice, Member of the European Academy of Law (Budapest, Hungary) , Moscow, Russia
Vyacheslav Nikol. Isaenko, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Honored Worker of the Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation, Professor of the Department of Law Enforcement Organization of Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy, Professor of the Department of Prosecutorial Supervision of Law Enforcement in Law Enforcement Intelligence Operations and Participation of the Prosecutor in the Criminal Procedure of the University of the Prosecutor's Office of Russia, Third Class State Counselor of Justice, Moscow, Russia
Oksana Serg. Kapinus, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Second Class State Counselor of Justice, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Rector of the University of the Prosecutor's Office of Russia , Moscow, Russia
Svetlana A. Karelina, Dr. Sci. (Law), Prof., Professor of the Department of Entrepreneurship Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
Anatoly Ivan. Kovler, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Head of the Center for Foreign Law and Comparative Law of the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
Rashad A. Kurbanov, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Adviser to the President of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Advisor to the Director of The Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation, Director of the Institute of Legal Research and Regional Integration, Head of the Department of Civil Law Disciplines of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Olga Mikhail. Meshcheryakova, Dr. Sci. (Law), Associate Professor, Professorof the Department of International Law of the All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade in Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia
Svetlana Andrey. Paraskevova, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Professor of the Department of Civil Law of Law Faculty of Kuban State Agrarian University, Moscow, Russia
Vitaliy Andrey. Severin, Dr. Sci. (Law), Associate Professor, Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation, Professor of the Department of Commercial Law and Fundamentals of Law of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Evgeny Evgen. Tonkov, Dr. Sci. (Law), Dr. Sci. (Ped.), Professor, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Director of the Law Institute of NRU “Belgorod State University” , Moscow, Russia
Irina Antol. Umnova-Konyukhova, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Head of the Department of Con-stitutional Legal Studies of the Russian State Uni-versity of Justice, Moscow, Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
Olga I. Tsokolova, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, First Deputy Head of SFSI «All-Union Research Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia», Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
Oksana Vasil. Shmaly, Dr. Sci. (Law.), Professor, Head of the Department of Administrative and Information Law of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia
Boris Safar. Ebzeev, Dr. Sci. (Law.), Professor, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, member of the CEC of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
Vladimir Evgen. Eminov, Dr. Sci. (Law.), Professor, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Professor of the Department of Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy, Moscow, Russia
FOREIGN EDITORIAL BOARD OF JOURNAL
REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN
Isahan V. o. Veliyev, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Head of the Department of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure of the Institute of Law and Human Rights of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan
Nasir Javanshir oglu Huseynov, PhD (Law), Professor, Main Directorate of Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan
Azer Mammad oglu Jafarov, Dr. Sci. (Law), Honored Lawyer of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Third Class State Counselor of Justice, member of the Judicial-Legal Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan
Cao Ngoc Anh, PhD, Lecturer, Vice Dean of the Security and Leadership Advisory Department, People's Security Academy, Hanoi, Vietnam
Hunar Ameen Hasan, PhD (Law), Dean of the Faculty of Public Administration and Rational Use of Natural Resources, Charmo University, Sulaimani Kurdistan region, Iraq
THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN
Sergey M. Zhalybin, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Academician of the International Academy of Informatization, Director of the Research Institute of the Institute of Economics and Law of Kostanai Social-Technical University named after academician Z. Aldamzhar, Kostanay, Kazahstan
Maidan Kuntuar. Suleimenov, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Director of the Research Institute of Private Law of the Caspian Public University Almaty, Kazakhstan
Wang Zan, Ph.D. (Law), Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Dalian Maritime University, Liaoning Province, Dalian, China
Kairat Mederbek. Osmonaliev, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Pro-rector of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, Chairman of the PSB of the State Committee for National Security, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Edita Gruodyte, PhD (Law), Professor, Deputy Dean for Research, Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Law, Kaunas, Lithuania
Bruno Holyst, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, Rector of the Warsaw Academy of Management, Warsaw, Poland
Rafal Adamus, Dr. Sci. (Law), Professor, University of Opole, Head of the Faculty of Economics and Commercial Law, Opole, Poland
Jarosław Turłukowski, PhD, Associate Professor, Institute of Civil Law, Faculty of Law and Ad-ministration of the University of Warsaw, Law and Administrative Department of the University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
KRALJIĆ Suzana, PhD (Law), Associate Professor, University of Maribor, Law Faculty, Maribor, Slovenia
Libor Klimek, Dr. Sci. (Law), Director, Visiting Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Criminal Law, Director of the Center for Criminology and Forensic science of the Law Faculty of Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovak Republic; Visiting Professor of the Department, University of Leipzig, Germany, Banska Bystrica, Slovak Republic, Leipzig, Germany
Bystrík Šramel, PhD. (Law), Associate Professor, University of Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, Slovakia
Louise Shelley, PhD (Law), Professor, George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Ünver Yener, PhD (Law), Professor, Dean of the Eziegin University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul, Turkey
Zigmunt Olga, PhD (Law), Associate Professor, University of Vechta, Vechta, Germany
Members of the editorial council:
Agafonov V.B., Barzilova I.S., Basik V.P., Belikova
K.M., Berova Dzh.M., Bertovskij L.V., Vinokurov A.YU., Voskobitova L.A.,
Vyphanova G.V., Gir'ko S.I., Gorbatenko O.G., Gorbunova O.N., Grechkina O.V., Grigor'ev V.N., Eremin I.I., Ershova I.V., Zaitcev O.A., ZHenetl' S.Z., ZHavoronkova N.G., ZHdanov S.P., Ziyadova D.Z., Ivanov D.V., Kazakova V.A., Kasumov A.M., Krasnov D.A., Kudryavceva E.V., Kuznecov A.P., Kuleshov R.V., Kurmanov M.M., Labin D.K., Lesnikov G.YU., Letova N.V., Linnikov A.S., Lopashenko N.A.,Magomedov M.R., Mazur S.F., Marhgejm M.V., Mulukaev R.S., Nasurdinov E.S.,
Pavlyuk A.V., Petrova G.V., Plahotnyuk V.A., Pospelov O.V., Popov A.P.,
Rassolov I.M., Rastoropov S.V., Serebrennikova A.V., Skachkova G.S., Truncevskij YU.V., Hatuncev O.A., Hmelevskij S.V., CHuprova A.YU., Shpakovskij YU.G., SHul'zhenko YU.L., Shunyaeva V.A., SHkhagapsoev Z.L.
Peer-reviewing of research papers submitted to “GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION” journal
The papers submitted to the editorial office of the “GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION” journal are to be obligatory peer-reviewed.
The peer-review includes the following steps:
1. Analysis of the paper compliance with the “Rules of manuscript submission for publication”. This analysis is performed by the Journal`s secretary within first three days after submission.
2. Peer review is performed by a specialist in the current research field, having a doctoral degree and no research or financial connection to the authors, or any other conflict of interest with the authors of the manuscript. The independent reviewer is selected by the editorial office. The peer-reviewing is a voluntary and confidential activity. Peer-reviewers are informed that the papers present an intellectual property of the authors and are a matter of non-disclosure. Peer-reviewers are prohibited of making copies of papers for private use. The case of suspicious non- reliable or probably falcified data should be reported to the Editorial officer. Corresponding author of the peer-reviewed paper is always familiarized with the text of the peer-review and the status of a lay-out of the article prior to confirming it for publication.
3. Paper analysis by the editorial board is performed for all submitted articles. The editor-in-chief confirms the list of articles for the next issue. The editor-in-chief is entitled to decline the article in the case of ignoring peer-reviewers comments by the authors or sent the manuscript for an extra peer-review. The editor-in-chief chooses extra peer-reviewers among the members of the editorial board or the editorial committee.
The duration of the peer-review is organized in a way to minimize the time of publication. The maximal duration of a peer-review is 1 month.
The final list of articles for the next issue is confirmed by the editor-in-chief after the lay-outing and before printing. The Editing officer makes the corresponding author familiar with the lay-out status of the article prior to author confirms the final text of the paper for publication. This is responsibility of the author to perform proper translation and check the English text after the editing when required.
The process of informing authors about the results of peer-review:
- after the positive peer-review the paper is entered in the line for publication according to the priority which is determined individually for each article. Peer- reviewers comments and information about the approximate time of publication are provided to the corresponding author upon request by email (firstname.lastname@example.org);
- after the negative peer-review the reply of the reviewer and the decision to deny the publication are sent to the author;
- if the peer-review contains recommendations to correct some parts of the paper, the text of the article is sent to the author to make the corrections or/and reply the reviewer. In this case the date of the primary submission is registered as a submission date;
- in case of disagreement with the reviewer(s) the author has a right to provide the editorial office with a well-reasoned reply to a peer-review. Then the paper can be sent for an extra peer-review or becomes a subject of a discussion by the Editorial Board;
- the articles corrected by the authors are sent for a secondary peer-review.
The following papers are not accepted for submission:
- non-compliant with the “Rules of manuscript submission for publication” if the authors decline to correct the technical errors.
- in case the authors do not support the comments of the peer-reviewers and do not provide any well-reasoned disproof.
The declined papers can be resubmitted to the journal for the general peer- review after the major revision.
Ethical code of the “GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION” journal
All the submitted papers are peer-reviewed by minimal 2 reviewers considering the originality, research content and ethical matters.
The compliance with the international ethical standards is of great significance for the all parties: authors, editors, reviewers, publishers.
This code is based on the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publications of the Committee of publication ethics.
The obligations of the editorial board
1. A decision to accept the article for the submission.
1.1 The editorial board of the “GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION” journal is responsible for the scientific contents of the journal. This decision is based on the peer-reviews of the manuscripts.
1.2 The editorial board follows the publication code of the journal and the copyright legal issues. The editor-in-chief may include additional editors during the decision-making process.
2.1. The members of the editorial office and reviewers are prohibited from disclaiming any information about the submitted paper and its content due to confidentiality (except the authors of the article, peer-reviewers, editorial members and publisher).
3. Disclosure and conflict of interests.
3.1. Non-published materials can not be used by the editorial office or the reviewers for a private use or for a transmission to a third party without a written author`s permission.
The obligations of the peer-reviewers
The peer-reviewers support the scientific editor in decision-making and support the author in improving the paper.
1.1. The papers submitted to the editorial office are considered confidential matters. The submitted papers must not be disclosed to any third parties, except those confirmed by the editorial office.
2. Confirmation of information sources.
2.1 The papers published or to be published in other journals are not accepted. The description of any methods, scientific facts or discussions must be supported by the correct reference. The peer-reviewers are obliged to inform the editorial office about any plagiarism detected in the paper.
2.2 Peer-reviewers should identify non-referenced research work. Each earlier reported evidence should be accompanied by a reference. Peer-reviewer is obliged to report any plagiarism, multiple, excessive and competitive publications or double publications.
3. Disclosure and conflict of interests.
3.1 Any private information or ideas discussed during the peer-review are confidential and are matters of non-disclosure. The peer-reviewer is prohibited of reviewing the paper in case of any conflict of interest with any of the authors, industry or any other organizations related to the current paper.
The obligations of the authors
1. Originality of the data and plagiarism
1.1. The authors are obliged to guarantee the originality of the paper. Any data from the other papers or research works must be noted and referred to.
2. Access to data and its storage
2.1. The authors are obliged to present the data related to the current paper if possible. The authors must store the data related to the current paper as long as possible after the publication.
3. Multiple, excessive and competitive publications
3.1 Authors are prohibited from publishing the same papers or the papers describing the same data in multiple journals.
3.2 The submission of the same paper to multiple journals is unethical and unacceptable.
4. Confirmation of references
4.1 The authors are obliged to refer to the research papers they used during the preparation of the paper.
5.1 The authorship of the paper must be limited to the persons who made a significant input into the concept, project, creation or interpretation of the data. Any other persons who made an input into some parts of the paper can be acknowledged.
5.2 The authors are obliged to guarantee that the list of the authors only contains people who made a significant input into the paper, and also that all the co-authors reviewed the paper, confirmed its final version and agreed to the publication.
6. Disclosure and conflict of interests.
6.1. All the authors and co-authors are obliged to disclose any financial or other conflict of interests, which may interfere with the results of the investigation.
7. Errors in the published papers
7.1 Authors are obliged to immediately address the editorial office in case of the detection of any errors or inaccuracies in the published paper.
Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in a reviewer’s own research without the express written consent of the author. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.
Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.
The editorial board of the “GAPS IN RUSSIAN LEGISLATION” journal use native russian-language plagiarism detection software Antiplagiat to screen the submissions. If plagiarism is identified, the COPE guidelines on plagiarism will be followed.