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GPR 213: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW GROUP ASSIGNMENT
GROUP TWO MODULE 1 NAME | ADMISSION NO. | SIGNATURE | OCHOLA BRIAN ODUODI | G34/3233/2014 | | NASIBI TIMOTHY MURWA | G34/3404/2014 | | KIPINGOR EMMY CHEBET | G34/3308/2014 | | ABDI FARDOSA MUSTAFA | G34/3287/2014 | | WALEKHWA B. STEPHEN | G34/3319/2014 | | CHARLOTTE MUTAI | G34/3331/2014 | | SIKUKU CORNELIUS WANGILA | G34/3392/2014 | | CHABI BRIAN OTIENO | G34/3399/2014 | | WANJALA GILBERT MASINDE | G34/1417/2010 | | MURIMI MARTIN MUCHIRI | G34/3255/2014 | |

Question 2:“The courts should draw the limits to discretionary power in a way which strikes the most suitable balance between executive efficiency and legal protection of the citizen” Discuss above statement With the exponential expansion of powers of the executive arm of government and equally massive interests in civil liberties, it is therefore inevitable that we re-examine the relationship between these discretionary powers and what is essentially the rule of law. This essay seeks to analyse the role played by the courts in the limitation of this powers while ensuring that the Executive runs efficiently while ensuring that that the rights of civilians are protected. Discretionary power is the individual judgement; the power of free decision making, a public official’s power to act in a certain circumstances according to the personal judgement and conscience, often in official or representative capacity.
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