Statutory appeal

Filed Under: Administrative Law

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A right to challenge administrative decision-making or action provided for specifically by statute and, most commonly, described as an appeal and found in the very statute which is the source of decision or action. Statutory appeals stand in contrast to judicial review which has common law origins and now is generally provided for by a general judicial review statute or rules of court.

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