Lilit Kazanchian – Obligations –the main element of the legal status of an individual. – This scientific article is dedicated to the fundamental concepts of «obligation (liability)» in the formation of the legal status of an individual in a modern democratic state.
Particularly, the author reveals the diversity of interpretations of the content of «the obligation of the person», its structural elements, by legists in the context of theory of state and law. A special place is given to the question of the relationship of the rights and duties of an individual. and as disclosed socio-legal duties-as a special form of a legal link between a state and an individual.
At the same time, the article stresses the diversity of the duties of the individual such as general, legal prohibitions, ets.