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Executive and Regulatory Agencies

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Executive and regulatory agencies are decentralized state organizations that implement policies. When the law clearly defines the policy, we have a state policy; when it leaves the precise definition ... More


Centralized Management

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568628
eISBN:
9780191739415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568628.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 2 charted the reforms made in the aftermath of the fall of the Santer Commission, including the emergence of a constitutional framework for Union administration embodied in the Financial ... More


The State Executive Branch

Robert F. Williams

in The Law of American State Constitutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195343083
eISBN:
9780199866960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343083.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the differences between the state executive branch created by state constitutions and the federal executive. In many states there is a plural or fragmented executive, with more ... More


The Executive in Constitutional Law

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an analysis of the legal structure and status of the executive branch under the constitution. It concentrates on what traditionally have been the most prominent authorities—the ... More


Delivering Public Services

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In a recent report by the World Bank, the delivery of public services in India was cited as poor. The report attributed the bad service delivery to poor accountability and lack of autonomy. The ... More


The Financial Resources of Government: Institutions

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes and analyzes the internal institutions of the executive with competences in the field of finance: the Treasury; other bodies concerned with efficiency and economy; the ... More


Equal Justice and Due Process of Law

T.R.S. ALLAN

in Constitutional Justice: A Liberal Theory of the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267880
eISBN:
9780191707728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267880.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The principles of equality and due process lie at the heart of the rule of law, when interpreted as an ideal of constitutionalism, based on each citizen's equal dignity. The meaning of the rule of ... More


The Civil Service: a continuing institution

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the impact of direct rule on the civil service in Northern Ireland. Direct rule left much of the Civil Service unchanged. The major structural innovation that accompanied direct ... More


The Treasury and FMI

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

During the 1980s and 1990s, the planning and control of expenditure was conducted within the context of major changes in the Civil Service structure and organisation. A programme to reduce the size ... More


Comparative Perspectives on Performance

Christopher Hood and Ruth Dixon

in A Government that Worked Better and Cost Less?: Evaluating Three Decades of Reform and Change in UK Central Government

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199687022
eISBN:
9780191766930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687022.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 compares UK central government cost and performance with other countries in such cross-national benchmarking studies as are available, with English local government (often said to embody ... More


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