Administrative Procedure Act


Administrative Procedure Act
Federal.
Law enacted in 1946 (60 Stat. 237, 5 U.S.C.A.) governing practice and proceedings before federal administrative agencies.
State.
Individual states have enacted variations of the federal Act, e.g. M.G.L.A. (Mass.) c. 30A. Such acts govern proceedings before state administrative agencies

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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