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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The Constitution Society · 23 January 2023 English

Before the Divisional Court, counsel for Friends of the Earth, a leading environmental advocacy group, alleged that the Secretary of State for International Trade had unlawfully provided USD1.15 billion in …

irrelevant consideration. The essence of administrative discretion is the decision-maker’s ability to select per Lord Diplock: “The very concept of administrative discretion involves a right to choose between more not interfere with the exercise of an administrative discretion on substantive grounds save where court


AEI: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research · 3 January 2023

Since 2017, one of the costliest tools affecting the financial safety net for agricultural producers has been the secretary of agriculture’s exercise of discretionary spending authority under the Commodity Credit …


World Bank Group · 22 December 2022 English

Forty percent of economic activities in Mexico weighed by sales have been investigated for illegal monopolistic practices since the Federal Competition Commission was established in 1993. By exploiting some unique …

interpretation if the Commission uses its administrative discretion to sanction only industries that are growing of cases where the Commission has no administrative discretion under Mexican law or cases where the alleged sanctions we estimate cannot be the result of administrative discretion. We also verify that results are not different rather than different legal standards or administrative discretion. Rose (2019) outlines policy options from submit contrary evidence. The scope for administrative discretion depends on whether the alleged conduct


PICUM: Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants · 16 December 2022 English

Research by the European Migration Network found that 60 national protection procedures (as distinct from international protection, and most of in the care of a Greek or regularly residing family …

well-defined and left “substantial room for administrative discretion.” This must be nuanced, however, as some


The Constitution Society · 13 December 2022 English

Before the Divisional Court, counsel for Friends of the Earth, a leading environmental advocacy group, alleged that the Secretary of State for International Trade had unlawfully provided USD1.15 billion in …

irrelevant consideration. The essence of administrative discretion is the decision-maker’s ability to select per Lord Diplock: “The very concept of administrative discretion involves a right to choose between more not interfere with the exercise of an administrative discretion on substantive grounds save where court


IPC-IG: International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth · 3 December 2022 English

This special 50th issue of Policy in Focus provides examples of countries that have digitalised their social protection systems to varying degrees. Its 12 articles provide a glimpse on different …

in terms of internal Is Transforming Administrative Discretion and performance issues in public organisations


World Bank Group · 1 December 2022 English

Forty percent of economic activities in Mexico weighed by sales have been investigated for illegal monopolistic practices since the Federal Competition Commission was established in 1993. By exploiting some unique …

interpretation if the Commission uses its administrative discretion to sanction only industries that are growing of cases where the Commission has no administrative discretion under Mexican law or cases where the alleged sanctions we estimate cannot be the result of administrative discretion. We also verify that results are not different rather than different legal standards or administrative discretion. Rose (2019) outlines policy options from submit contrary evidence. The scope for administrative discretion depends on whether the alleged conduct


DeZIM: Deutsche Zentrum für Integration und Migrationsforschung · 28 November 2022 English

Discrimination Against Intra-EU Migrant Citizens in German Job Centres

inequalities interviewed, there is little administrative discretion in treatment.4 In brief, the German social interviewees perceived job centre in the use of administrative discretion, considering staff as unwilling to accommodate


R Street Institute · 22 November 2022 English

120 December 2022 Examining Alternatives to Criminalizing Sex Work in the United States By Stacey McKenna and Chelsea Boyd A growing body of international research shows that any criminalization of …

clients and third parties.33 Relying on administrative discretion has limitations. For example, policies


CSPI: Centre for Science in the Public Interest · 24 October 2022 English

3 for use in cosmetics and externally applied drugs and the provisional listing of the lakes of FD&C Red No. [...] 3 to be a carcinogen when ingested are relevant …

its legislative history allowed for no administrative discretion to permit a carcinogenic color additive’s


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