The article, based on a comparison of the acting in Austria-Hungary in 1855 – 1918 military legislation with military judicial practice, shows the discrepancy between the preserved status of military justice as a “state within a state” and the task of transferring the state structure of the Austrian half of the Habsburg monarchy to the rails of parliamentarism, which was updated after 1867. Comparing the legislative base of military legislation with the peculiarities of its application in military legal proceedings, the author substantiates the conclusion that the army’s corporate interests take precedence over legal proper norms. A comparative analysis of legislative materials and judicial and investigative acts is important for identifying the reaction of the judicial apparatus to cases of deviant behavior in the Austro-Hungarian army during the First World War.
Key words: Austria-Hungary, army of Austria-Hungary, military law, military justice, World War.
Citation link: Mironov V. V. Some aspects of the military legislation of Austria-Hungary. 1855 – 1918 // Humanities researches of the Central Russia. – 2022. – № 1 (22). – P. 17-28.