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Administrative Law
(3,301 words)

1. Concept, Development, and Functions

Modern administrative law does not only aim at facilitating administrative tasks, but also at protecting citizens (who are considered as legal persons) from infringements by administrative bodies. For this reason, the organization of the authorities has to be regulated, their t…

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Heuser, Robert, “Administrative Law”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 01 February 2023 <>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018

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