ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY - Black's Law Dictionary

What is ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY? Definition of ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY in Black's Law Dictionary

An agency of the sovereign power charged with administering particular legislation. Examples are compensation and industrial commissions, Joseph H. Weiderhoff, Inc., v. Neal, D.C.Mo., 6 F.Supp. 798, 799; Federal Trade Commission, Hastings Mfg. Co. v. Federal Trade Commission, 153 F.2d 253, certiorari denied 66 S.Ct. 1344, 328 U.S. 853, 90 L.Ed. 1626; tax commissions, First State Bank of Mountainair v. State Tax Commission, 59 P.2d 667, 40 N.M. 319; public service commissions, New York Cent. R. Co. v. Public Service Commission, 7 N.E. 2d 957, 212 Ind. 329; and the like.


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