Separation Of Power

Separation Of Power

The doctrine of separation of powers emphasizes the mutual exclusiveness of the three organs of the government i.e. Legislature, Executive and Judiciary. According to this doctrine, the legislature cannot exercise executive or judicial power; the executive cannot exercise legislative or judicial power; and the judiciary cannot exercise the other two powers. Montesquieu for the first time formulated […]

Rule Of Law

Rule Of Law

Rule of Law is the bedrock of administrative law and constitutional law. Sir Edward Coke was the originator of this concept. It was developed by Dicey in his work ‘The Law and the Constitution’. Dicey attributed following three meanings to this doctrine:- 1.     Supremacy of law:  According to Dicey rule of law means absolute supremacy […]

Tortious Liability of State

Tortious Liability of State

The concept of tortuous liability of State means that the state is liable for the acts of its servants. State has to act through human agencies in carrying out various functions. So the important question which arises is whether the State can be held vicariously liable for the acts of its employees. Under the English […]