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quasi–judicial

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adjective qua·si–ju·di·cial \ˌkwā-ˌzī-ju̇-ˈdi-shəl, -ˌsī-, ˌkwä-zē-, -sē-\

Definition of quasi–judicial

  1. 1 :  having a partly judicial character by possession of the right to hold hearings on and conduct investigations into disputed claims and alleged infractions of rules and regulations and to make decisions in the general manner of courts <quasi–judicial bodies>

  2. 2 :  essentially judicial in character but not within the judicial power or function especially as constitutionally defined <quasi–judicial review>

quasi–judicially

play \-ˈdi-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb


1836

First Known Use of quasi–judicial

1836


Law Dictionary

quasi–judicial

adjective qua·si–ju·di·cial

Legal Definition of quasi–judicial

  1. :  of, relating to, or being an administrative act, body, or procedure that is concerned with the adjudication of specific rights and obligations rather than the promulgation of rules, that requires discretion and decision, and that may be subject to notice and hearing requirements and judicial review




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