- Quasi-judicial body
A quasi-judicial body is an individual or organization which has powers resembling those of a
court of lawor judgeand is able to remedy a situation or impose legal penalties on a person or organization.
Such bodies usually have powers of
adjudicationin 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): CaliforniaPlanning Commissions: California Coastal Commission
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