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The Administrative Procedure Act has been described as "a bill of rights for the hundreds of thousands of Americans whose affairs are controlled or regulated" by administrative law.
  the portion of statutory law that includes the rules and regulations created by executive agencies and regulatory bodies (such as the EPA, OSHA and the FCC)
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Strongly Associated with:   common law, statutory law, criminal law, civil law, civil law
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In a typical year, Congress passes around 300 laws, while administrative agencies write approximately 10,000 regulations.

Violation of administrative laws is adjudicated in special administrative courts and are subject to the Administrative Procedure Act.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   administrative law , common law [4] , statutory law [3] , criminal law [7] , civil law [8] , civil law [9] , statutory law [3] , common law [4] , criminal law [7] , canon law [8] , civil law [8] , public law [8] , civil law [9]
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