The article explores approaches to the definition of subjective civil right, analyses specific legislative features of regulation of institute of abuse f subjective right in the civil law of Ukraine as an independent legal category. The article contains a study of the possibility of qualification of abuse of right as a tort. Together with analysis of abuse of subjective material rights, the article focuses on abuse of procedural rights. This article contains a summary of the practice of application of Ukrainian legislation regarding abuse of subjective right.
Keywords: subjective right, powers, abuse of subjective right, chicane, litigation practice