Administrative/ Municipal/ Government Law

Administrative law addresses the actions and operations of governments and governmental agencies in Canada. Municipal Law is specific to a particular city or county including everything from police power, zoning, education policies, and property taxes.

Administrative Law

Administrative Law

Administrative law is one of the 3 basic areas of public law dealing with the relationship between government and its citizens, the other 2 being constitutional law and criminal law. The major purpose of administrative law is to ensure that the activities of government are authorized by Parliament or by provincial legislatures, and that laws are implemented and administered in a fair and reasonable manner.

Municipal Law & Government Relations

Municipal Law & Government Relations

Municipal Law is the law specific to a particular municipality such as a city, town, county or region and the governmental bodies within those jurisdictions. This would include such matters as planning, zoning, by-laws and property taxes.

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