Administrative law

Questions Judicial Review in Administrative Actions

Questions: Judicial Review in Administrative Actions

Here are a few questions try solving them after you are done studying the chapter Basics of Judicial Review and various Writs under the Indian Constitution. The questions include topics such as Habeus Corpus, Mandamus, Certiorari. Its time for a test? Question 1A A person has been illegally detained and the superior court has now …

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emergency provisions in indian constitution

Emergency Provisions in the Indian Constitution

Emergency as defined in Black Law’s dictionary is a failure of the social system to deliver reasonable conditions of life. India’s form of government is largely federal but it could turn into a unitary system of government with one proclamation from the President of India. That is a proclamation of Emergency. Emergency Provisions Emergency, as …

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principles of natural justice

Principles of Natural Justice with case laws

The exact meaning of justice is debatable. But that does not mean we will not be able to define the principles of Natural Justice. What do the principles of Natural Justice mean? Natural Justice could be defined as a systematic process of rendering justice by the judicial, quasi-judicial, and other administrative authorities. The principles of …

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Indian Federalism and centre-state relations

The Constitution of India provides a federal system of government in the country even though it describes India as ‘a union of states’. The term implies that firstly, the Indian federation is not the result of an agreement between independent units, and secondly, the units of Indian federation cannot leave the federation. What is Indian …

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Constitutional law and administrative law

Constitutional Law and Administrative Law

Before we discuss the differences between these two mammoths i.e the Constitutional Law and Administrative Law, It is important we understand what exactly they mean in their individual capacity. What does Constitutional Law mean? “Constitutional law is a body of law which defines the role, powers, and structure of different entities within a state, namely, the executive, the parliament or legislature, …

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