Category Archives: Administrative Law

Administrative law is the law relating to the administration. It determines the organization, powers and duties of administrative authorities. Read law notes on Legal Bites.

Administration of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC): Critical Analysis

Administration of the Central Vigilance Commission has become of prime importance in today’s governance systems. Corruption is one of the significant problems for the citizens of the country and for its systemic administration. The issue of corruption has now become inevitably embedded in democratic countries where the power is in too many hands. Specifically talking about India, the……...

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Discretion to Disobey: The Jurisprudence of Departures from Rules

Discretion to disobey often occurs when there is a pre-set rule and established standards. A valid legal norm or rules which direct a person to do or refrain to do something is bound to be defied on some occasions even by the most law-abiding ones. There is always the scope of discretion within a person to disobey or……...

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Ombudsman: Concept, Development and Working of the Institution

Ombudsman is a quasi-judicial officer who acts independently and non-patricianly to perform his duty to supervise the administration. He performs the duty of inquiry and investigation to deal with the specific complaints from the public against administrative injustice and maladministration. In essence, the primary duty of an Ombudsman is to investigate complaints and attempt to resolve them, usually……...

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International Administrative Law- Origin, Elements and Features

International Administrative Law as a branch of law and governance emerged first in the mid-nineteenth century and quickly gained limelight. However, in the recent past, the term has been replaced in use with the term “Global Administrative Law”, which tends to demarcate the field to be more than just a subsidiary field under the ordinary International Law. In……...

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Administration and Good Governance

Good Governance: It is the normative guiding principle of administration (the function for which a democratic government is elected and good governance is the set of principles on how they should carry out the administration). It is a pre-condition for the development of a nation or any administrative unit. Good governance lays out how democracy is to be……...

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Reasons for Growth of Administrative Tribunals

Reasons for Growth of Administrative Tribunals | Overview Abstract Introduction Origins Meaning Growth of Administrative Tribunals Administrative Tribunals in India Conclusion ABSTRACT This article talks about the reasons for the growth of administrative tribunals. It is necessary to understand the emergence of administrative tribunals and its origins and evolution to understand the reasons for its growth and need….…...

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Introduction to Administrative Law

Introduction to Administrative Law | Overview History Droit Administratif Meaning and Definitions Nature of Administrative Law Classification of Administrative Law Need and Importance of Administrative Law Constitutional and Administrative Law in India Control on Administrative Law This article is a brief Introduction to Administrative Law that talks about the origins and how its evolution came into being. It……...

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The Commission Of Inquiry Act, 1952 – Object And Scope

The Commission Of Inquiry Act, 1952 – Object And Scope | Overview Abstract Introduction Background The Commission of Inquiry Act Importance Comparative Study With Other Countries ABSTRACT This article talks about the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952. It starts by delving into the history behind the formation and requirement of a Commission of Inquiry and then further moves……...

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Structures, Powers And Procedure of Administrative Tribunals

Structures, Powers And Procedure of Administrative Tribunals | Overview Abstract Introduction Structure Powers Procedure Conclusion ABSTRACT This article talks about the Structure, Powers and Procedures of Administrative Tribunals in India that were established under article 323A and 323B. It also talks about the features and reasons for the formation of Central Administrative Tribunals under the Administrative Tribunals Act….…...

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Advantages of Tribunals

Advantages of Tribunals | Overview Abstract Introduction Establishment of Tribunals Under the Constitution Advantages of Tribunals ABSTRACT This article talks about the various Advantages of Tribunals that make them preferred over the ordinary Courts in cases where they have jurisdiction. Administrative tribunals although are bodies with sub-delegated powers from the judiciary and do not have as wide powers……...

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