The law that provides the framework of the state and establishes the state's principal institutions.
The law that provides the legal power and the legal duties on individual public bodies and public authorities.
A traditionalist approach to authority. It views the individual as part of a social order.
A rationalistic approach that views the individual as autonomous.
Administrative law places restraints on what officials may do in their exercise of power.
Administrative law controls officials' exercise of discretion in situations when that discretion has an impact on individuals' constitutional rights and liberties.
Administrative law is the medium through which policy may be achieved, providing the power to act.