administrative remedy – a nonjudicial remedy provided by an administrative agency (if an administrative remedy is available, it must be exhausted before a court will hear the case)

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administrative remedy:
(1880)

1. A nonjudicial remedy provided by an administrative agency.  *  Ordinarily, if an administrative remedy is available, it must be exhausted before a court will hear the case. [1]

1. A remedy which an administrative agency is empowered by statutory authority to grant.  A remedy granted by a court upon review of an order rendered by an administrative agency, where the court is empowered by statute to substitute such order fro the one under review as in its opinion the administrative agency should have rendered. 2 Am J2d Adm L 606. [2]

1.A remedy that the law permits an administrative agency to grant. [3]

administrative agency – a single officer, board, bureau, commission, office, or department of the executive branch of government, with the authority to implement and administer particular legislation. — aka government agency; agency; public agency; regulatory agency.

exhaustion of remedies doctrine – if an administrative remedy is provided by statute, a claimant must seek relief first from the administrative body before judicial relief is available. — aka exhaustion of remedies; exhaustion of administrative remedies; exhaustion doctrine.

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

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