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CET256 Legal Aspects of Surveying: Administrative Law

Instructor: Brad Lyon

What is administrative law?

From Wikipedia:

Administrative law is the body of law that governs the activities of administrative agencies of government. Government agency action can include rulemaking, adjudication, or the enforcement of a specific regulatory agenda. Administrative law is considered a branch of public law. As a body of law, administrative law deals with the decision-making of administrative units of government (e.g., tribunals, boards or commissions) that are part of a national regulatory scheme in such areas as police law, international trade, manufacturing, the environment, taxation, broadcasting, immigration and transport.

Find Administrative Law by Type

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations (sometimes called administrative law) published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government of the United States. The CFR is published by the Office of the Federal Register, an agency of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The CFR is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation.

  • Under the Browse option, select the Federal Materials tab
  • Select Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
  • Use the search box at the top of the screen for your topic

Note: You can use the CFR Index on the righ tof the school and browse terms as well.

  • Enter a search term
  • After a search is completed, select Administrative Codes and Regulations on the left side
  • Select the dropdown menu of Sources on the left side
  • Select the CFR - Code of Federal Regulations

Note: You can use the Search Within Results search box on the left side as well to refine your search.

Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

  • Under the Browse section, select the Federal Materials tab
  • Select Federal Register

Note: You can use the Search within results on the left hand side of the screen to refine your search even more.

  • Enter a search term
  • After a search is completed, select Administrative Codes and Regulations on the left side
  • Select the dropdown menu of Sources on the left side
  • Select the Federal Register

Note: You can use the Search Within Results search box on the left side as well to refine your search.

  • Under the Browse option, select the State Materials tab
  • Select Pennsylvania
  • Under Regulations, select Pennsylvania Regulations
  • Use the search box at the top of the screen for your topic

  • Enter a search term
  • After a search is completed, select Administrative Codes and Regulations on the left side
  • Select the dropdown menu of Jurisdiction on the left side
  • Select the Pennsylvania
  • Select the dropdown menu of Sources on the left side
  • Select PA - Pennsylvania Administrative Code or other options in this section

Note: You can use the Search Within Results search box on the left side as well to refine your search.

  • Enter a search term
  • After a search is completed, select Administrative Codes and Regulations on the left side
  • Select the dropdown menu of Jurisdiction on the left side
  • Select the Pennsylvania
  • Select the dropdown menu of Sources on the left side
  • Select PA - Pennsylvania Bulletin or other options in this sectio

Note: You can use the Search Within Results search box on the left side as well to refine your search.