Special attention is paid to the analysis of place and role of these acts in legal system.
Typical features of acts of direct popular government, its legal characteristics are analyzed in the paper. The definition of the notion is given.
The principles and peculiarities of direct legal creative work are being considered. The author gives the definition of the direct law-making process, makes analysis of its main stages, for the first time comes to the conclusion about the functions of traditions and customs in direct law-making process. Principal demands as to an ideal model of act of direct popular government are presented. Different variants of influence of public opinion being contained in direct popular government acts on social activities are surveyed.
Considerable attention is paid to the system and types of acts of direct popular government. It is for the first time that classification of these acts is made in accordance with different criteria. The legal nature of elections, procedure of recalling, mandate, petitions, local acts of direct popular government, local acts, by-laws and law-implementing are decided, their definitions are given.
The legal aspects of mechanism of action and enforcement of direct popular government acts are decided. In particular the role of acts of direct popular government in the mechanism of legal regulation is demonstrated. The place of these acts in the mechanism of legal regulation is studied. Conditions of effective implementation of direct popular government acts are de termined. Specific ways of improving the mechanism of adopting direct popular government acts and acting legislation are suggested.
Key words: legal acts, acts of direct popular government, legal system, direct law-making, direct popular government, democracy.