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Administrative law

Definition of the noun administrative law

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  1. the body of rules and regulations and orders and decisions created by administrative agencies of government


  1. "Administrative law" is a book by Henry William Rawson Wade.
  2. "Administrative law" is a book by John H. Reese.
    • subjects: Law, United States of America
  3. "Administrative law" is a book by David J. Mullan.
  4. "Administrative law" is a book by Alfred C. Aman, Jr..


Administrative law is the body of law that governs the activities of administrative agencies of government. Government agency action can include rulemaking, adjudication, or the enforcement of a specific regulatory agenda. Administrative law is considered a branch of public law. As a body of law, administrative law deals with the decision-making of administrative units of government that are part of a national regulatory scheme in such areas as police law, international trade, manufacturing, the environment, taxation, broadcasting, immigration and transport. Administrative law expanded greatly during the twentieth century, as legislative bodies worldwide created more government agencies to regulate the increasingly complex social, economic and political spheres of human interaction.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Administrative law

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Health. 2 Vol. (2008)

by Wilhelm Kirch

Definition Administrative law is the body of legalrules thatgovern the exercise of sovereign powers by the state administration. Administrative law governs the legal relationships between private subjects (individuals and private legal entities ) ...

Google previewHopkins' Nonprofit Law Dictionary (2015)

by Bruce R. Hopkins


Google previewLaw Dictionary: Sixth Edition

ADMINISTRATIVE LAWS laws created by administrative agencies by way of rules, regulations, orders, and decisions. ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE the presiding officer at an administrative hearing ...

Google previewWharton's Pocket Law Dictionary

Administrative law judge, means an official who presides at an administrative hearing and who has the power to administer oaths, take testimony, ...

Google previewWebster's New World Law Dictionary (2010)

by Jonathan Wallace, Susan Ellis Wild

administrative law n. 1 The law covering the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law and Society (2007)

American and Global Perspectives by David S. Clark

The most typical illustration of a dualist regime is the French system of administrative law, dating back to the end of the eighteenth century, in which no political or institutional body can judge the state except the state itself. Litigation relating to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soviet Law (1985)

by F. J. Ferdinand Joseph Maria Feldbrugge, Gerard Pieter Van den Berg, William Bradford Simons

See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE Jane Giddings ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Administrative law is a less clearly defined part of a legal system than some other branches, such as criminal and civil substantive and procedural laws.

Google previewGilbert Pocket Size Law Dictionary 3d (2014)

by Publishers Editorial Staff

administrative law 1. Body of law that governs the running of administrative agencies. 2. The rules and regulations created by administrative agencies (e.g., the income tax ...

Google previewPhilippine Law Dictionary

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW That which governs the transmission of the active power of the State from its source to the point of its application. Its main function is to keep the government machinery work ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (2015)

by Jonathan Law

administrative law The branch of *public law governing the exercise of powers and duties by public authorities. It is particularly concerned with the control of public ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of American Law (2009)

by David Andrew Schultz

The APA standardized and simplified administrative law, making it easier for courts, agencies, and the public to understand the procedures. The APA also was designed to allow more involvement by the public in the way agencies conduct ...

Google previewPrince’s Dictionary of Legal Citations, 8th Edition

A Reference Guide for Attorneys, Legal Secretaries, Paralegals and Law Students by Mary Miles Prince

Administrative Law, by Bernard Schwartz –Donot abbreviatethetitle. Ex.: Bernard Schwartz, Administrative Law § 6.9 (3d ed. 1991). –Section Citation. Bernard Schwartz, Administrative Law§6.9, at ...

Google previewPrince's Bieber Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations (2008)

by Mary Miles Prince

Administrative Law Ad. L. 2d Pike and Fischer. Administrative LawReporter, Second Series ADL AntiDefamation League Ad. Law Rev.

Google previewDictionary of the Politics of the People's Republic of China (2003)

by Colin Mackerras, Foundation Professor in the School of Asian and International Studies Colin Mackerras, Donald H. McMillen, Andrew Watson, Royal Society Research Professor at the University of East Anglia Andrew Watson

Administrative law serves the teleo logical social development of a ...

Google previewMarine Affairs Dictionary (2004)

Terms, Concepts, Laws, Court Cases, and International Conventions and Agreements by Niels West

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW: The procedures that grant government departments the power to make rules, set programs, and in some instances investigate and adjudicate cases. Administrative law has emerged because Congress has been ...

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