The constitutional responsibility: methodological bases of research

The paper defines the initial position when they are accessed in the development of doctrinal characteristics of the constitutional responsibility will consider requests that have emerged in the practice of constitutional and legal regulation of social relations. Research of the constitutional responsibility should be based on the recognition of his element in the system of control over public power, and therefore may become subject to liability only subjects of authority – government bodies and local self-government and their officials. The article defines the concept of constitutional responsibility, given its classification by the nature of the sanctions imposed.