This paper discusses the basic scientific approaches to understanding the by-law normative legal act, its features and functions. Analyzed Laws Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan to the legal definition of subordinate normative legal act. The necessity of fixing the term «subordinate normative legal act» under the law of Ukraine. Based on the analysis, it was proposed to divide the signs by-law act in common (generic) inherent laws and regulations in general and special (family), inherent by-laws and regulations of the executive power in particular. Established that subordinate legal acts performed primarily regulatory function, which in turn are divided into primary function (in the primary setting of the law subordinate regulatory acts) and secondary (with specificity, the development and improvement of the law established regulatory legal acts of higher legal force) regulation; management functions: outreach and specifying functions (rules contained in sub-legal acts specify, clarify, improve standards establish normative legal acts of higher legal force); pravoustanovchu function (implemented with the introduction of the law subordinate regulatory acts); pravorealizatsiynu function (norm subordinate legal acts reinforce certain orders, regulations, implementation of which almost reproduces the norms established by the Constitution, laws and codes of Ukraine). Courtesy of the author’s definition of subordinate normative legal act which is considered as formal written document authorized executive body established under and pursuant to the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, which includes, changes or cancels the law is created according to the legislation of the application of special means legislative technique. The types of sub-legal acts of the executive authorities of Ukraine, which, inter alia, include: regulations, orders, regulations, rules, regulations, statutes, etc.
Keywords: Of subordinate legal act, executive authority, signs of secondary legal acts, functions, regulations, types of sub-legal acts