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.

Rule of Law and Administrative Law

Meaning and Origin The rule of law is a product of centuries of the struggle of the people for the recognition of their inherent rights.1 In classical Greece, Aristotle wrote that “law should be the final sovereign”. In 1215, the Magna Carta checked in the corrupt and whimsical rule of King John by declaring that the government should… Read More »

Judicial Review of Administrative Action

Introduction Judicial Review of Administrative action is part of enforcing the constitutional discipline over the administrative agencies while exercising their powers. It has origin in England which was adopted in common law countries. India too inherited the idea of judicial review from England. India had laid its structure on English prerogative with a pattern which was issued by… Read More »

The Citizen and Administrative Faults

Introduction Over the past few decades, there has been a tremendous increase in the amount of activities that have been performed by the government. Due to this, a wide amount of powers have been awarded to government officials making the entire process more susceptible to individual grievances. Off late, the number of complaints regarding bribery, corruption, delays, negligence… Read More »