Definition of administrative law in US English:

administrative law


  • The body of law that regulates the operation and procedures of government agencies.

    • ‘Between those positions, he was in private practice, specializing in appellate litigation and constitutional and administrative law.’
    • ‘The concept of procedural fairness has long been considered a requirement in matters of administrative law.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It said that the Court's ruling was based only upon a ‘point of administrative law.’’
    • ‘The second sanctioning method is found in administrative law.’
    • ‘But prosecutors usually let administrative laws do their work, in the form of fines.’