Administrative Law has come to be accepted as a necessary evil of all democratic countries of the world where welfare schemes for the general body of people are planned. It has been accepted as inevitable for modern states, more to because of the concept of a socialistic pattern of society and a welfare state which has been introduced and administered by the government in our country.
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Primary Function of Administrative Law ↓
As regards the functions of Administrative law. A primarily consists in finding be ways in which Administration would be kept within a limit, so that the discretionary powers of Administrative authorites could not become arbitrary powers.
According To Prof. Wade ↓
"The central question in Administrative law is how the legal ideas of fair procedure and just decision can be infused into the Administrative powers of the state".
Administrative law supplies solution to the problem of reconciling freedom and justice for the private citizen with the necessities of a modern government charged with the promotion of social and economic policies in our country. If proper means of control executive and judicial, improving the procedure and extending the scope of judicial review are imposed on Administrative process, dangers of its being arbitrary are reduced.
According To Benjamin ↓
"The task of administrative law is to reconcile, in the filed of administrative action, the democratic safeguards, standard of fair play with the effective conduct of the government".