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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LCO · 15 June 2022 English

The LCO’s Accountable AI paper considers how to ensure legal accountability when governments and public agencies use AI to make or assist decision-making in the civil and administrative justice systems.1 …

the potential for child neglect and and administrative discretion, entrenching abuse.10 automation bias decisions. Trustworthy AI • AI may reduce administrative discretion and independence, even when there is Many


LCO · 14 June 2022 English

The LCO’s analysis is informed by legal analysis; multi-disciplinary research; contemporary social, demographic and economic conditions; and the impact of technology. [...] The project brings together policymakers, legal professionals, technologists, …

and and public engagement in provincial administrative discretion, entrenching automation AI systems; bias paucity of performed. cases challenging administrative discretion on • A reasonable and bona fide justification


McMaster Health Forum · 1 June 2022 English

Examining Intersections Between Ontario Health Teams and Home and Community Care

cultural concordance; and staff bias and administrative discretion, eg. white staff refusing to work in predominantly


Heritage Foundation · 14 March 2022 English

Order 12612.40 The order directs departments and agencies to grant states the “maximum administrative discretion possible” and to limit state discretion “only where constitutional authority for the action

agencies to grant states the “maximum administrative discretion possible” and to limit state discretion


MLI · 7 March 2022 English

As 19th-century British constitutional scholar Albert Venn Dicey writes in his Law of the Constitution, the rule of law “means, in the first place, the absolute supremacy or predominance of …

power, the Supreme Court has held that administrative discretion is never so absolute that it can be exercised legislation. Instead, the exercising of administrative discretion requires “com- plete impartiality and


Cato Institute · 4 March 2022 English

Since 1990, the executive branch has had the authority from Congress to provide Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to people already in the United States who are from countries in which …

there is no reason to leave it to the administrative discretion—indeed, history shows that there is every


AEI · 4 March 2022 English

This infographic provides near-real-time insights on the housing market and how a new normal is taking hold due impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

jurisdiction with minimal political/administrative discretion. • Market forces and land prices led


International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy · 1 February 2022 English

The thematic focus of this Guide on forced labour and child labour is intentional and timely given that 2021 is the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour – …

rely on the exercise of political or administrative discretion are often criticized for the fact that


Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis on Organizations · 13 December 2021 English

The ideas and opinions expressed in this publication are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the positions of CIRANO or its partners. [...] The standard …

that require complex legal judgment or administrative discretion. More sophisticated approaches based on


Heritage Foundation · 30 November 2021 English

The powers reserved to the several States will extend to all the objects which, in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives, liberties, and properties of the people, and …

April 29, 2021). SR248 A heritage.org administrative discretion possible” and to limit state discretion


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