Topics Ultra-vires administrative actions

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Protects individuals from the use of excess power by administrative agencies of the government. Commonly also establishes procedures for review of such actions and provides redress for those harmed.





Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution contain provisions protecting the individual against illegal or ultra-vires administrative actions?