Chief Justice of India (Retd.),Vice President of India (Retd.)
Administrative Law by C.K. Thakker provides the correct, concise and complete view of the provision of Administrative Law and critical exposition of the principles involved therein.
The edition has been updated with new materials. The doctrine of Judicial Review has been dealt with exhaustively in the book. New doctrines, such as doctrines of estoppel, proportionality, legitimate expectation etc. have been discussed. Judicial remedies such as prerogative remedies of writs, constitutional remedies etc. have been highlighted. Certain new topics like protection of public property, sting operation etc. have also been considered.
This book is noteworthy for its treatment of the case law. On each topic, all relevant decisions of Indian Courts have been discussed with the relevant English and American decisions.
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