LEGAL REGULATION OF PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS
The article clarifies the role of legal regulation of public service in the conditions of administrative reform. The essence of the new Law of Ukraine "On Civil Service" is revealed. Stages of civil service passing through separate bodies of state power were revealed and their own vision of the given question was proposed. The specificity of the status of a state political official was characterized and it was determined that this post does not belong to civil service positions. The problems of legal regulation of civil service in the legal system of Ukraine are identified and certain steps are taken to resolve them.