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Before publication in the journal in the form of articles, the results of personal (or co-authorship) original scientific and scientific-research studies that were not previously published and not intended for publication in other editions, prepared in Ukrainian or English, and also meet the established requirements to qualified scientific works.
The article should reflect the scientific novelty in the field of research, as well as the continuity of the topic to the previous publications of the journal on the topic of research.
The editorial board of the journal reserves the right to reject and edit articles that do not correspond to its subject, technical and ethical standards.
Contact with the authors is primarily through e-mail and telephone.
In addition to sending an article by e-mail, it is also necessary to send a printed package of documents signed by the author to the address of the editorial board (see paragraph 2).
According to the authors' request, the additional assignment of the DOI index to another, published by November 2017, may also be provided by the articles of the journal.

1. Rules for drawing up articles
1.1. The article is being prepared in the text editor of MS Word. Font - Times New Roman (the main text of the article size 14 pt with an interval of 1.5 and a paragraph indentation of 1.27 cm) on A4 size paper with margins (top - 3.0 cm, lower - 3.5 cm, left - 2 , 7 cm, right - 1.8 cm, from the edge of the header - 1.0 cm, the bottom - 2.0 cm), without hyphenation.
1.2. Metadata articles are indicated on the left:
- on the first line of the UDC;
- on the second line - the international identifier of the digital object DOI (assigned by the editorial board);
- in the third line - the initials and surname of the author (italic bold, capital size 14 pt), position, subdivision (department), full name of the organization represented by the author, degree and academic rank; city, country; author's e-mail address (14 pt ordinary tape);
- On the next line - the individual numeric ID of researchers - ORCID. Names of other co-authors (if any) and information about them are placed below the list below;
- The title of the article is transmitted through a string (bold, uppercase 16 pt).
The following information about the authors of the article and its name are also given in English below (authors' surname and initials should be submitted according to the model of writing in the passport for departure abroad; the name of the unit and the organization should exactly correspond to their official name in English).
For English-language articles, metadata articles are first placed in English, and then in Ukrainian.
1.3. The subjunctive block "Abstracts" from the new line contains the following in Ukrainian and English sequentially: the last name and initials of the author (s) of the article, its name, and a new line - for the Ukrainian text - an annotation of 12-14 lines (size 14 pt, without a paragraph indentation).
For English text, an extended annotation is provided, made in high-quality English (use of computer translation is not allowed) in the volume of 2000-2500 characters.
1.4. Then, through the line, place the text of the article.
1.4.1. Under the structure, the article should contain sub-headings (where the first one is "Problem statement", the latter is "Conclusions", "Competing interests" and "Acknowledgements"), originally named according to the content of fragments of the text of the article.
1.4.2. The recommended volume of the "clean" text of the article (without literature and annotations) - from 12 p.
1.4.3. References in the text to literary scientific and regulatory sources are made in square brackets with cross-cut Arabic numerals in order of mention. When referring to the text snippets quoted, the page number is indicated by the source number.
1.4.4. When using footnotes, they are executed as ordinary and placed at the end of the page with through automatic numbering within the same article.
1.4.5. Drawings and tables should be located within the printed field of book orientation of the page and be accompanied by signatures (drawings) and headings (tables) (bold font, size 12 pt) and have a link to them in the text. The captions to the drawings should not be combined with the figure, the size of which should be a multiple of 8 cm horizontally, with the possibility of scaling to clearly distinguishable characters or characters of size 8 pt.
Formulas are prepared only in the formula editor embedded in Word (for example, Equation 3); with a sequential numbering from the right field and a link to them by text.
1.4.6. Use only direct quotes (") if necessary.
1.4.7. In the article, you should not use the number of markers of Word editors, as well as the tabulator. If necessary, in complex heading or selection of individual text fragments, only the italic or bold font should be used.
1.4.8. The REFERENCES subjunctive block is executed in accordance with the international APA standard. Online transliteration of Ukrainian-language sources is provided in accordance with, online transliteration of Russian-language sources - according to
In each transliterated source in square brackets, the English translation of the most significant fragments of the bibliographic description (names of materials, periodicals, normative-legal sources, etc.) is provided.
The use of "/" and Roman numerals (replace with Arabic characters) is not allowed.
Not Ukrainian and non-Russian-speaking sources are not transliterated.
At the end of the bibliographic description of each source, the brackets indicate the language on which it was printed (in Ukr., In Eng., In Russ, etc.).
The entire list of sources used REFERENCES should be highlighted as prepared in English.
1.4.9. When writing any text using Latin letters (in English, French, etc.), it is forbidden to use a font with Cyrillic encoding.

2. To consider the issue of publication of the article on the e-mail of the editorial board should be sent:
- an article with metadata (under p.1.2), a decoding of the author's name and patronymic, the contact phone number for communication;
- for citizens of the countries of the European Union, application for permission to publish personal data on the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) of the established form;
- additional materials as needed.

3. The mailing address of the editorial board and contact information:
L. Landau Ave., 27. Kharkiv, 61080, Ukraine.
Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs.
Contact: prof. Igor Zozulia, executive secretary of the journal

4. Procedure for processing articles by the editorial board
4.1. After receipt of the article on the e-mail of the editorial board of the journal, the author receives an e-mail message on the receipt of the article and the preliminary possible number of the journal to include it in the publication.
4.2. At the first stage of the preparation of the article for publication, it is checked for plagiarism and compliance with the requirements for scientific articles and journal publication standards.
The preliminary decision on the possibility of publication and the technical comments found are sent to the author for revision.
4.3. At the second stage of the preparation of the article for publication, revised by the author in accordance with paragraph 4.2 of the article, the article is checked for compliance with the correction of the previously submitted comments (and at significant volumes of revisions, it undergoes a re-examination of plagiarism) and sent to a double-blind review and familiarization with it, the editor-in-chief and members of the editorial board concerning scientific, novelty and significance of the scientific results presented in the article.
4.4. After receiving the positive reviews of the reviewers and the positive decision of the editor-in-chief and the absence of objection from the members of the editorial board, the article is transmitted to the "portfolio" of the next issue of the journal.
In the presence of comments by reviewers, editor-in-chief or members of the editorial board, the article is removed from publication or re-sent to the author for final revision.
In all refusals, the author is informed of the refusal of the publication with reasons.
4.5. The article, revised in accordance with clause 4.1.4, is checked for quality and completeness of revisions by the members of the editorial board and, after the positive decision of the editor-in-chief, is submitted for publication.
4.6. At the third stage of preparation of the article for publication, its final text is agreed with the author, who writes to the editorial board a copy of the article, an extract from the minutes of the session of the department, available reviews and the author's statement on the publication of the article and the permission to publish personal data on the General European Regulation for the Protection of Personal Data GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), after receipt and verification of which the editorial board approves the content of the publication as a whole and conducts its further editorial and proofreading, ma The publication and publication in the journal.
4.7. The next issue of the journal is published on the website of the journal, transmitted to the database of the V.I. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine and other domestic and international science and research and depository databases in accordance with editorial policy and requirements of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
4.8. The authors of articles are informed about their publication, access mode and bibliographic description of the articles. A recommended sample of article citation is given at the end of each article. Mandatory when quoting or referring to an article is an indication of the international DOI assigned to it.

5. The fact of the publication of the article
5.1. The fact of the publication of the article is its publication with unrestricted electronic access in the format of .pdf in the format of the corresponding journal number on the website of the journal, on the Internet under the assigned article by the index DOI, and in the database of the VI Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine.
5.2. The author should, if necessary, issue a certificate of the established sample with a bibliographical description of the published article, access mode and an indication of the international identifier assigned to it DOI.

6. Some recommendations for the preparation and execution of articles
6.1. The practice has shown that some domestic authors are not yet ready for a painstaking work on their own articles and bringing them to the standards of the journal. As a rule, the refinement of articles includes up to 3-4 stages of correspondence with the authors. The publication of articles is carried out through-the-cut, alphabetically, as it prepares the next articles.
The scientific article must be comprehensive, meaningful, contain no irrelevant and contradictory data or signs of plagiarism, and have no unreasonable, inappropriate, flimsy transfer or citation of well-known facts, compilations, references or normative legal acts, and the repeated use of key phrases.
In the work valuable and authoritative deep analysis of the author's problem, criticism, proposals (including legislative acts), considerations, original conclusions, etc. are obligatory.
The article should be brilliant, it should be quoted!
6.2. When preparing the article for publication, one should visually focus on the design and structure of articles published on the website of the journal for 2018-2019 (, etc.). This is explained by the direction of the journal for further inclusion in Web of Science and Scopus in accordance with the requirements of the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated January 15, 2018, No. 32.
6.3. The title of the article should contain no more than 12-15 words and correspond to the content of the article.
6.4. It is mandatory to register with the author of the individual digital ID of scientists - ORCID (registration is made at
6.5. When presenting the contribution of predecessors in the disclosure of the subject matter of the article is not allowed a simple list of their surnames without indicating the previously unsolved parts of the general problem and the causal link of their work in order to article. It is enough to leave 2-3 surnames of previous researchers, but briefly write down the contribution of each of several sentences.
Include, with reference to them in the list of used sources, analysis of scientific works of 2-3 foreign authors of publications on the subject of the article.
6.6. The purpose of the article should not literally repeat its name (the study is a process of the scientific study of something and may not be the purpose of the article. The purpose of the article can only be to achieve the scientific result obtained in the study).
After the purpose of the article, you must specify its novelty (new product, new knowledge, set out in the article) and the task (it can be linked to subtitle titles).
6.7. References to literary sources should be consistent with the subject matter of the article and not be obsolete.
For the article of the recommended volume, it is necessary not less than 12-15 sources.
6.8. The article must necessarily refer to English-speaking sources (at least 20-30%). Advantage should be given to authors of publications that have been indexed in Scopus and Web of Science science databases.
6.9. Conclusions should be related to the text of the article, to confirm the achievement of goals and objectives, to include new findings.
The conclusions should not contain information that was not considered in the article or repeat the text. Better - it is established that ... (and then count through the numbering results).
6.10. Annotations (under p.1.3) should contain a brief statement of the problem, problem, methods of their solution, results, and conclusions.
6.11. Keywords do not have to repeat the words from the title of the article, should specify the information about the research, but not general.
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