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“INCOMPLETE” COURT PROCEDURES IN MODERN CIVIL PROCEDURE

PROBLEMS OF CIVIL PROCEDURE


T.V. SAKHNOVA

T.V. SAKHNOVA,
Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor,
Head of the Department of Civil Procedure,
Siberian Federal University

The development of judicial procedures is an indicator of increasing complexity of civil
procedure, a clear manifestation of the general pattern – unification and differentiation of
civil procedural form. And one of the main tasks of the legislator is to make sure that the
objective complexity of the legal space does not lead to complication of the access to judicial
protection for interested persons. This thesis, put forward by the author, acts as one of the key
ideas of this study and is disclosed in the article in terms of “incomplete” judicial procedures.
The “incomplete” judicial procedures, according to the author’s conception, include
simplified proceedings, absentee proceeding, court-ordered proceedings and proceedings
on insignificant claims. The latter should be understood as proceedings before a justice of
the peace in action cases (see clauses 2–5 part 1 of Article 23 of the Civil Procedure Code
of the RF). In conclusion it is concluded that the procedural nature of the Russian process,
laid down in the codes of the early 20th century, now acquires conceptual importance, which
requires a different methodology to solve current legislative problems. The procedures we
have considered is a “litmus test” of the methods of justice, which allows us to comprehend
the general vector of the further path of civilizational process reform.

Keywords: civil procedure; procedure; absentee proceedings; simplified proceedings; claim
proceedings; reform; procedural revolution.

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Information about the author

T.V. Sakhnova (Saratov, Russia) – Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor, Head of the
Department of Civil Procedure, Siberian Federal University (79 Svobodnyi Av., Krasnoyarsk,
660041, Russia; e-mail: civil.law.process@gmail.com).

Recommended citation

Sakhnova T.V. «Nepolnye» sudebnye protsedury v sovremennom tsivilisticheskom
protsesse [“Incomplete” Court Procedures in Modern Civil Procedure]. Vestnik grazhdanskogo
protsessa – Herald of Civil Procedure, 2021, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 27–49. (In Russ.)
https://doi.org/10.24031/2226-0781-2021-11-4-27-49

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