A unit of government charged with the administration of particular laws. In the United States, those most important for administering laws related to international trade are the ITC and ITA.
An administrative agency is a governmental body, usually part of the executive branch, charged with implementing particular laws enacted by Congress. In the environmental law context, administrative agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency typically frame highly specific and specialized regulations to implement the laws and are responsible for enforcing compliance with these regulations.
a governmental authority, other than a court and other than a legislative body, which affects the rights of private parties through either adjudication or rulemaking
a governmental authority, other than a court or legislative body, that affects the rights of private parties through either adjudication, rulemaking, investigating, prosecuting, negotiating, settling, or informally acting
a government body charged with administering and implementing legislation
Governmental body responsible for administering and implementing a particular legislation, such as laws governing traffic safety or workers' compensation. These agencies may have rulemaking power and judge-like authority to decide disputes.
A government agency that makes rules and regulations to carry out the law. A state's real estate commission develops regulations to complement license law.
A governmental authority, other than a legislature or court, which issues rules and regulations or adjudicates disputes arising under its statutes and regulations. Administrative agencies usually act under authority delegated by the legislature.