Abstract: The research studies some issues of the category of abuse of civil rights. The article raises the questions which are devoted to the relation between the category of abuse of civil rights and the categories "the implementation of right in conflict with its purpose", "the actions in circumvention of the law". The researcher researches the social essence of abuse of rights from the point of view of the private law interests and the conflict approach. In the study, the norms of abuse of rights in the Russian legislation, the system and the features of some sanctions for abuse of rights according to the Russian civil law are analyzed. The problem of abuse of rights is researched through the prism of the instrumental approach to law. The research discloses the methodological recourse of the instrumental approach. The functional aspect of the problems which is the subject of this research is determined.
Dmitry Alexandrovich Matantsev, Mariya Eduardovna Shodonova, Tatjyana Fedorovna Darjaeva and Tatjyana Prokopjevna Batorova, 2016. Drug-Related Crimes in the Asia Pacific Region: Special Features of the Methods and Strategies of Struggle. The Social Sciences, 11: 4840-4848.