The article studies relevant to modern society the subject of the legal regulation of harm source of danger, as the Institute is becoming increasingly important, not only for civil law, but also to other branches of law and legislation. Currently, technological progress has a huge impact on all spheres of human life. The development of new technologies directly linked to his life. Designed to facilitate human existence, technology and engineering, basically, can be a source of increased danger. Legal regulation of the Institute of harm the source of increased danger in this regard becomes crucial. The author makes a comparative analysis of civil law is enshrined in codification acts 1922, 1961, 1964, 1991 in relation to the current Civil code of the Russian Federation on the legal mechanism of compensation of harm, caused by source of increased danger. The author comes to the conclusion that although at present the legislator focused on the concept of activity in relation to the source of danger, not the entities that carry out such activities, as envisaged in the previous codification of acts 1922, 1961, 1964, 1991, there is a continuity of standards at several stages of improvement and reform of national civil law, which testifies to the stability of the institution of the injury source of danger. The author proposes to maintain the continuity of the existing legislation of the Russian Federation on the legal mechanism of compensation of harm, caused by source of increased danger.
Keywords: Institute of the injury, the source of danger, strict liability, intent of the victim.