Principles of Administrative Law
A Comparative Study; Revised and Expanded
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 on 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 is a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and a founding partner of Cornelius, Lane & Mufti, a leading law firm in Pakistan. He is a former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan (2001–03) and the Lahore High Court Bar Association (1992–93).
He regularly lectures on various legal subjects at the Punjab University, the Civil Services Academy, the Administrative Staff College, and the National Institute of Public Administration. He is an Ebert and DAAD Fellow, and a member of the Hague Academy of International Law.
Hamid Khan’s other publications include Constitutional and Political History of Pakistan (OUP, 2009), and The Islamic Law of Inheritance (OUP, 2007).