administrative hearing


administrative hearing
noun
a hearing that takes place outside the judicial process before hearing examiners who have been granted judicial authority specifically for the purpose of conducting such hearings
Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence
Hypernyms: ↑hearing

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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