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Format: Paperback
Pages: 632 pages
Publisher: Eastern Book Company
Language: English
ISBN: 9789388822343
Dimensions: 24 CM X 17 CM X 2.6 CM
Shipping Weight: 0.841(Kg)
Publisher Code: AC/438, EA/694, AC/234A
Date Added: 2018-04-06
Search Category: Textbooks,Textbooks
Jurisdiction: Indian

About the author: 

Chunilal Karsandas Thakker (born 10 November 1943) is a retired judge of the Supreme Court of India. Justice Thakker was born at Mander near Porbandar in the State of Gujarat. 

Thakker was appointed as part-time Lecturer in Law in Sir L.A. Shah Law College, Ahmedabad, in 1970 and continued as such until he was elevated to Judge of the High Court of Gujarat on 21 June 1990. He was also Acting Governor of the State of Maharashtra from July to October 2002. Thakker was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India on 7 June 2004 

He has written books "Lectures on Administrative Law", "Civil Procedure" and "Criminal Procedure" which have been appreciated in India as well as in U.S.A. Also revised V. G. Ramchandran's monumental work "Law of Writs" (1993) and Ratanlal & Dhirajlal's "Law of Crimes" (2002) (Silver Jubilee Edition). 

About the Book:

The current sixth edition of this most sought after work has been thoroughly revised, amended, enlarged and made even more useful for the law students and members of the Bar.

The work presents the fundamental principles of Administrative Law as they have developed through the judicial process. The learned author has included all the latest decisions of the Supreme Court and also of the foreign courts.

Taking into account the recent trend of law courts, principles of natural justice, doctrines of judicial review and judicial remedies have been discussed in detail with reference to decided cases.

  • This edition comes with a companion web resource EBC ExplorerTM (www.ebcexplorer.com) which provides FREE access to may features, such as:
  • Students can read full texts of important case law indicated by Case PilotTM.
  • Students may use the Discussion ForumTM to post comments, discuss issues and explore ideas on the subject.
  • Readers can stay updated on recent developments in the subject through the SCC Online Blog.

This book will be immensely useful to students of LLB and LLM, administrators, judges, advocates, researchers and those interested in acquiring knowledge of the subject. It will definitely be a prized collection for any library.



The book explains very well this separate branch of law with case laws and nowadays, it is a subject of growing interest. The book serves as a corner stone for interested students in administrative law. - Prof. G.K. Chandani, Professor, Amity University, Lucknow.

This stroke of genius will be enormously beneficial to students of LL.B. and LL.M., executive officers, scholars, law practitioners and researchers. - Vijaishree Pandey, Associate Professor, Amity Law School, Noida.

This book "Lectures on Administrative Law" by Justice C.K. Thakker is a comprehensive study book for all the basic issues and topics of Administrative Law. The book is written in clear, precise and compelling real life case laws and has a modular chapter design which makes it easier for reference by legal luminaries and scholars. - Stuti Binay Nanda, Assistant Professor, Hidayatullah National Law University.

The most distinctive feature of the book is its usage of Various noteworthy quotes. The book sufficiently deals with every basic aspect of Indian Administrative Law and is recommendable for LL.B. and LL. M. students both. - Nishit Ranjan Chaki, Assistant Professor Law, Faculty of Law, SGT University.

The book provides a seemingly simple elaboration of leading English, American and Indian cases which have been used to explain the well established principles of Administrative law in a lucid manner. - Dr. Sushma Sharma, Associate Professor, NLIU, Bhopal.

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Table Of Contents:

1. Introduction
2. Basic Constitutional Principles
3. Classification of Administrative Actions
4. Delegated Legislation (General Principles)
5. Delegated Legislation (Controls and Safeguards)
6. Natural Justice
7. Administrative Tribunals
8. Judicial Review of Administrative Discretion
9. Judicial and Other Remedies
10. Liability of Government
11. Public Corporations

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