Principles of Administrative Law: A Comparative Study
The second edition of Principles of Administrative Law: A Comparative Study has been revised and updated and includes a detailed Table of Cases.
Administrative Law is a key subject in the field of public law and forms an essential study for lawyers, judges, law students, law teachers, and administrators.
This book is a comparative study of the principles of administrative law as developed by the superior courts in Pakistan, India, Britain, and the US. It elaborates the essential principles and concepts of administrative law including administrative action, administrative discretion, administrative adjudication, delegated legislation, administrative tribunals, the ombudsman, and judicial review of administrative action and discretion.
This book covers all aspects of administrative law as taught in LLB and LLM courses in law colleges throughout Pakistan.
Hamid Khan studied law at the Universities of Punjab and Illinois and has been practicing law for thirty-five years. He is Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and is one of the founding partners of Cornelius, Lane and Mufti, a leading law firm in Pakistan.
He has been President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan (2001-3); President, Lahore High Court Bar Association (1992-3); and Vice Chairman of the Pakistan Bar Council (1996-97).
He has regularly lectured on various legal subjects at the Punjab University, the Civil Services Academy, the National Institute of Public Administration and the Pakistan Administrative Staff College. He has written a number of books on legal subjects, three of which—Administrative Tribunals in Pakistan, (1990) Constitutional and Political History of Pakistan, 3rd edition (OUP, 2017), The Islamic Law of Inheritance, 2nd edition (OUP, 2021) are prescribed as textbooks at the law schools in Pakistan.
He is an Ebert and DAAD fellow and a member of the Hague Academy of International Law. He is also a recipient of two prestigious awards, the Dorab Patel Award for Rule of Law (2002) and the Madar-e-Millat Award (2003).