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Administrative Law emerged as a subject to curb the misuse of power by the executive. As the concept of separation of powers cannot always be followed, the powers have been distributed to reduce work overload. The objective is to ensure reasonable control over the powers in a fair manner. It can be connoted as Quasi-legislation or Quasi-judicial as it takes responsibility to act within its power as well as beyond the power to which it is vested.

A careful view of the remedies serves to help those affected by the administration and implement and enforce the law peacefully.

Legal Bites brings you a detailed study of Administrative Law. The five modules of our study material cover a variety of topics such as separation of powers, Dicey's concept of the rule of law, Administrative Tribunals and the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952. We have also provided an additional section of miscellaneous articles to help readers understand every aspect of Administrative Law.

Important articles and study material on Administrative Law – Click on the links to Read:

Module I

  1. Introduction to Administrative Law
  2. Administration and Good Governance
  3. International Administrative Law- Origin, Elements and Features
  4. Rule of Law and Administrative Law

Module II: Basic Concepts – Rule of Law

  1. Dicey's Formulation Of Rule Of Law
  2. Fallacy Of Dicey's Aspect Of The Welfare State And Rule Of Law
  3. Rule Of Law In A Mixed Economy
  4. Formal and Ideological Concept of Rule Of Law
  5. Constitutional Provisions Embodying The Rule Of Law

Module III: Basic Concepts – Separation of Powers

  1. Doctrine Of Separation Of Powers As Propagated By Montesquieu
  2. Separation Of Powers Under Different Constitutions
  3. Judicial Pronouncements on the Doctrine of Separation of Powers

Module III: Rule-Making Power of the Administration

  1. Nature and Source of Administrative Rule-making Power
  2. Need, Permissible Limit and Classification of Administrative Rule-making Power
  3. Control Mechanism Of Administrative Rule-Making Power

Module IV: Administrative Tribunals

  1. Reasons for Growth of Administrative Tribunals
  2. Salient Features of Administrative Tribunals
  3. Advantages of Tribunals
  4. Structures, Powers And Procedure Of Administrative Tribunals

Module: V

  1. The Commission Of Inquiry Act, 1952: Object And Scope
  2. Ombudsman: Concept, Development and Working of the Institution
  3. Discretion to Disobey: The Jurisprudence of Departures from Rules
  4. Administration of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC): Critical Analysis

Important Case Laws Related to Administrative Law

  1. 10 Landmark Cases Exemplifying the Principles of Natural Justice

  2. Rai Sahib Ram Jawaya Kapur v. State of Punjab, AIR 1955 SC 549
  3. Asif Hameed v. State of J. & K., AIR 1989 SC 1899
  4. State of M.P. v. Bharat Singh, AIR 1967 SC 1170
  5. ADM Jabalpur v. Shivkant Shukla, AIR 1976 SC 1207
  6. Indira Gandhi (smt.) v. Raj Narian AIR 1975 SC 2299
  7. Lachmi Narain v. Union of India 1976 AIR 714
  8. State of Haryana v. Dinesh Kumar, AIR 2008 SC 1083
  9. Atlas Cycle Industries Ltd. v. State of Haryana
  10. Dwarka Prasad Laxmi Narain v. State of U.P., 1954 AIR 224
  11. G.N. Nayak v. Goa University & Ors., AIR 2002 SC 790
  12. Sonik Industries, Rajkot v. Municipal Corporation of the City of Rajkot, 1986 SCC (2) 608
  13. Rupa Ashok Hurra v. Ashok Hurra, AIR 2002 SC 177

  14. Divisional Manager, Aravali Golf Club & v. Chander Hass & Anr

  15. Syed Yakoob v. K.S. Radhakrishnan & Others, 1964 AIR 477

Other Important articles and study material on Administrative Law:

  1. Genesis and Growth of Public Interest Litigation in India

  2. Doctrine of Legitimate Expectation

  3. Delegated Legislation
  4. Judicial Review of Administrative Action
  5. The Citizen and Administrative Faults
  6. Constitutional Protection to Civil Servants
  7. Practice and procedure of Administrative Adjudication: Rules of Natural Justice
  8. Liability of the Administration
  9. A Comparison Between Legislation and Precedent
  10. Doctrines of Administrative Law
  11. Public Interest Litigation
  12. Judicial Review of Administrative Action
  13. MAGNA CARTA
  14. Concept of Judicial Accountability

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Updated On 18 May 2024 2:36 AM GMT
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