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administrative law Syllabification: ad·min·is·tra·tive law

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of administrative law in English:


The body of law that regulates the operation and procedures of government agencies.
Example sentences
  • Or they can rewrite administrative laws on workplace regulation, establishing bodies of precedent that require enormous political power to overturn.
  • Generally speaking, the Constitution and basic laws have greater validity than administrative laws and regulations.
  • The concept of procedural fairness has long been considered a requirement in matters of administrative law.
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