Quasi-judicial body


Quasi-judicial body

A quasi-judicial body is an individual or organization which has powers resembling those of a court of law or judge and is able to remedy a situation or impose legal penalties on a person or organization.

Powers

Such bodies usually have powers of adjudication in such matters as::breach of discipline:conduct rules:trust in the matters of money or otherwise.

Their powers are usually limited to a particular area of expertise, such as financial markets, employment law, public standards, immigration, or regulation.

they are found in the courts

Award and verdict

Awards and verdicts often depend on a pre-determined set of guidelines or punishment depending on the nature and gravity of the offence committed. Such punishment may be legally enforceable under the law of a country, it can be challenged in a court of law which is the final decisive authority.

List of quasi-judicial bodies

The following is a partial list of quasi-judicial bodies:Company Law Board:Commission on Elections (Philippines):Canadian International Trade Tribunal:European Patent Office:Parades Commission:Planning Committee:Human Rights Committee:International Narcotics Control Board:Sheriffs Principal in Scotland:Committee of Adjustment (Ontario, Canada):California Planning Commissions:California Coastal Commission


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