PROGRAMME SEMESTER  COURSE NAME COURSE CODE 
LL.B 3 Year IV Administrative Law  

 

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Module – I            Introduction

  • Nature & Definition of Administrative Law
  • Rule of Law & Administrative Law
  • Separation of Powers & its relevance
  • Relationship between Constitutional Law & Administrative Law

Module – II           Delegated Legislation

  •           Meaning & Need of Delegated Legislation
  •           Types of Delegated Legislation
  • Constitutionality of Delegated Legislation
  • Delegatus Non Potest Delegare
  • Sub-Delegation &Conditional Legislation

Module – III         Control of Delegated Legislation

  • Parliamentary Control
  • Procedural Control
  • Judicial Control

Module – IV         Administrative Discretion

  • Judicial control at the stage of Delegation of Administrative Discretion
  • Judicial control at the stage of Exercise of Administrative Discretion
  • Abuse of Discretion
  • Non Application of Mind
    • General Limitations
  • Locus Standi
  • Ex Turpi Causa Non Oritur Actio
  • Alternate Adequate Remedy
  • Laches
  • Res Judicata
    • Ombudsmen
    • Lokpal & Lokayukta

 

Module – V           Principles of Natural Justice

  • Needs & Problems of Administrative Adjudication
  • Administrative Tribunals
  • Rules of Natural Justice
  • Rules against Bias
  • Rules of Fair Hearing (Audi Alteram Partem)
  • Post Decisional Hearing

5.4                   Exceptions to the Rules of Natural Justice

 

Suggested Reading: 

  1. P Jain & S.N Jain, Principles of Administrative Law, Lexis Nexis, 2013 (7th Edition)
  2. K Takwani, Lectures on Administrative Law, Eastern Book Company (2012) 5th Edition
  3. P Sathe, Administrative Law, Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 2010, 7th Edition
  4. P Massey, Administrative Law, Eastern Book Co., 2012, 8th Edition
  5. Wade & C.F. Forsyth, Administrative Law, Oxford University Press, 2009 (12th Edition)