Administrative Discretion

In public administration, administrative discretion refers to the flexible exercising of judgment and decision making allowed to public administrators. Regulatory agencies have the power to exercise this type of discretion in their day-to-day activities, and there have been cases where regulatory agencies have abused this power. Administrative law can help these agencies get on the path of following regulations, serve the public, and in turn, a reflection of the public's values and beliefs. There is a need for administrative law because the interest of public could be at risk if various agencies were not following laws and regulations. Administrative law …

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Thailand: Submission to the Office of the Council of State on the …

Amnesty International · 31 March 2021 English

Amnesty International considers numerous provisions of the Draft Act overly restrictive of the right to freedom of association and other human rights. If adopted in its current state, not-for-profit organizations …

association is burdensome and subject to administrative discretion, and particularly when there is a risk


Achieving Integrated Government-to-Business Service Delivery : A Planning Guide for Reformers

World Bank Group · 30 October 2020 English

Governments worldwide are designing and implementing new institutional and technology approaches for providing integrated government-to-business (G2B) services, recognizing the many benefits that can be realized both by government regulators and …

reduces the potential graft and undue administrative discretion that can occur during face-to-face interactions


Achieving Integrated Government-to-Business Service Delivery : A Planning Guide for Reformers

World Bank Group · 29 October 2020 English

Governments worldwide are designing and implementing new institutional and technology approaches for providing integrated government-to-business (G2B) services, recognizing the many benefits that can be realized both by government regulators and …

reduces the potential graft and undue administrative discretion that can occur during face-to-face interactions


Guinea- Bissau : Technical Assistance Report-Enhancing Governance and the Anti-Corruption Framework: Next …

IMF · 30 June 2020 English

Political instability has limited the development of Guinea-Bissau’s institutional capacity. For example, tensions between the President and the leadership of the country’s largest political party led to six changes of …

large compliance burden, and pervasive administrative discretion. The widespread availability of tax large compliance burden, and pervasive administrative discretion. The widespread availability of tax corruption vulnerabilities by minimizing administrative discretion over how to classify a supply of a good


Foreign Direct Investment in South Asia: Policy, Trends, Impact and Determinants

ADB · 13 June 2020 English

South Asia study of foreign direct investments impact in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal on economic growth, domestic investment, and export; special emphasis on the role of infrastructure.

(BOI), with wide powers of tax relief and administrative discretion in all matters related to FDI. 14


Downsizing Administrative Licensing System and Private Sector Development in the People's Republic …

ADB · 13 June 2020 English

Institutional features of the PRC's bureaucracy have shaped systems unfavorable for successful implementation of license downsizing.

property rights. Meanwhile, it restricted administrative discretion and bureaucratic interference in private


Administrative Discretion in Scientific Funding: Evidence from a Prestigious Postdoctoral Training Program

NBER · 5 March 2020 English

The scientific community is engaged in an active debate on the value of its peer-review system. Does peer review actually serve the role we envision for it—that of helping government …

NBER WORKING PAPER SERIES ADMINISTRATIVE DISCRETION IN SCIENTIFIC FUNDING: EVIDENCE FROM A PRESTIGIOUS © notice, is given to the source. Administrative Discretion in Scientific Funding: Evidence from a


Report on review of Malaysia’s labour dispute resolution system

ILO · 2020 English

Procedures and mechanisms for the effective prevention and resolution of labour disputes are critical to promoting sound industrial relations, ensuring functioning labour governance systems, and enhancing access to justice for …

determinations of strike illegality; to remove administrative discretion as to intervention in trade disputes;


Democratic Republic of the Congo : Selected Issues

IMF · 4 September 2019 English

Selected Issues

special mining conventions; as well as by administrative discretion. Also, the country’s long, porous borders


Review of the Legal, Regulatory and Fiscal Framework of Somalia for the …

World Bank Group · 20 June 2019 English

The World Bank has contracted with Gide Loyrette Nouel (‘Gide’ or the ‘Consultant’) for the provision of consultancy services with respect to the review of the legal, regulatory and fiscal …

provides protection against abuse of administrative discretion and greater administrative simplicity investors, and raise the risk of abuse of administrative discretion. A fixed petroleum regime offers little provide protection against abuse of administrative discretion, and will also ease management of petroleum


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