administrative law

Definition of "administrative law"
  1. The rules set by government agencies that cover applications, licenses, permits, appeals, and decisions. The system governing these procedures varies at the city, county, state and federal level, and it is necessary for any public interaction with these systems to follow the agency-specific hierarchy of steps before resorting to any judicial challenge
How to use "administrative law" in a sentence
  1. The restaurant owner hired a lawyer experienced in administrative law to help navigate the health department's permit process.
  2. After refusing her initial application, the DMV told her she must exhaust all administrative law avenues before she could take the issue to court.
  3. The company had to consult an expert in administrative law to ensure compliance with the new federal regulations.

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