Comparative Administrative Law at a day-to-day level and in law reforms
The Cellule de droit compare is also in charge of a legal watch (veille juridique) in comparative administrative law published in the Revue internationale de droit compare.
During a recent meeting, Jean Marc-Sauve quoted four matters in which comparative administrative law has a strong influence.
* the awareness that it is difficult to assess the meaning of administrative/judicial decisions when their full location in a foreign administrative law system is only superficially grasped;
To our knowledge, no systematic research has been recently carried out on comparative law in Belgian administrative law or jurisprudence.
Students are given the opportunity to get glimpses into other legal systems, including other administrative law systems, through a variety of talks, lectures, research papers etc.
Firstly, comparative administrative law would benefit from being identified as a specific autonomous legal discipline, enabling students and legal professionals to develop an intellectual, methodological and critical framework to explore legal issues in other legal systems, and to use and help develop further the tools and databases that are increasingly developed.