What is origin of judicial review in india?

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The doctrine of judicial review has acquired different nuances during the course of its evolution in UK, USA, and India. Its origins can be traced to UK which has no written Constitution. It has become firmly established in USA with a written Constitution establishing a federal polity. However, the doctrine reached its culmination under the… Read more »

What is judicial control of administrative action?

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  Meaning of Judicial Review or Judicial Control of Administrative Action ‘Judicial review’ may be defined as a “Court’s power to review the actions of others branches of government, especially the Court’s power to invalidate legislative and executive actions as being unconstitutional”. Judicial Control of Administrative Action is the judicial review of the administration by the courts… Read more »

What is Principles of natural justice?

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The principles of natural justice concern procedural fairness and ensure a fair decision is reached by an objective decision maker. Maintaining procedural fairness protects the rights of individuals and enhances public confidence in the process.   Principles of Natural Justice Principles of Natural Justice and India Right to hearing Essentials of hearing process Rule against… Read more »

What is Administrative Adjudicatory Process?

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There are following administrative process –   Administrative tribunals and other adjudicating authorities their ad-hoc character Central Board of Customs and Excise MRTP Commission ESI Courts Service Tribunals Jurisdiction of administrative tribunal Distinction between Quasi-Judicial Function and administrative functions Legal Representation in Administrative proceedings. There are following Legislative Powers of Administration law in india – Concept… Read more »

What are the Legislative Powers of Administration Law?

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  There are following Legislative Powers of Administration law in india –  Concept of Delegated legislation / Subsidiary legislation Delegation of legislative power Constitutionality of delegated legislation-powers of exclusion and inclusion and power to modify statute Requirements for the validity of delegated legislation Consultation of affected interests and public participation decision-making Publication of delegated legislation Administrative… Read more »

What is Administrative law?

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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.

How audi alteram partem forms an integral part of natural justice?

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It is the first principle of civilized jurisprudence that person against whom an action is sought to be taken, or whose right or interest is being affected, should be given a reasonable opportunity to defend himself. The main question regarding this is what are the components of fair hearing? There is no uniform body of… Read more »

What is bias? What is its significance in Administrative law?

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The word Bias itself expresses its meaning that a man should not be a judge in his own case. The concept of bias has a close connection with  Administrative  law. Administration pre-supposes absence of bias in its activities. Bias makes  administrative  action an invalid action and this can be challenged in a court of law… Read more »