Administrative Law

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Administrative Law

A body of law created by government agencies. It consists of rules, regulations, and decisions made by an agency rather than a law passed by Congress or Parliament. That is, administrative law is not legislation, but it has the force of law. Administrative law became more common starting in the 20th century as government programs worldwide became both more common and more complex.
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A common element lies in the lack of a general administrative procedure law and the resulting prominence of extremely specific legal norms.
amended.), the Code of Administrative Procedure Law of 30.08.2002r.
The NAIC rule-making process has been the subject of some dissatisfaction precisely because it is not subject to the kinds of notice, rules of evidence, and decision-making criteria that are generally addressed by state administrative procedure laws. Moreover, to the extent that an interested party may wish to contest a decision, there is no mechanism for appeal, other than appealing to the NAIC plenary session or lobbying against an NAIC model act or regulation when it is introduced in the various states.

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