The Importance Of Administrative Discretion

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Administrative discretion is important because it allows the administrator to make a decision based on law, and is not mandated by the constitution, status or other sources. Even though there are problems with administrative discretion is still necessary and desirable for implementing public policies; it helps the legislature to draft status that is clear and dictate all the actions in the administration process. There are no perfect fixes in life and with that said administrative discretion has some abuses, controversies and remedies, yet it is still necessary. “You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone”. James 2:24 ESV. In the text book Public Law & Public Administration it discusses Mr. Lockhart who was…show more content…
Discretion has the right to make or initialize decisions in the claim of normal rules and can be seen as “individualizing discretion." Openness to fill in spaces in ordered authority in order to execute assigned administrative functions may be called "executing discretion." The power to take action to further collective goals is "policymaking discretion. This is the reason why administrative is necessary and desirable for implementing public policies because of discretion they are giving.” Wise choices will watch over you. Understanding will keep you safe. Wisdom will save you from evil people, from those whose words are twisted.” Proverbs 2:11-12 NLT. Discretion shall preserve thee, Which wisdom or the Gospel gives, or the Lord by the means of it; for the Gospel makes a man wise and discreet in the business of salvation, and in his conduct and deportment; and the discretion it gives him will put him upon his guard, and direct him to watch against every error, and every false way. And so the words may be rendered, "discretion will watch over thee"; to keep thee from everything pernicious in doctrine and practice (Gill’s
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