Quasi Judicial

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Meaning of Quasi Judicial

A function that is akin to those of a judge . A term frequently applied to the functions of administrative tribunals when such tribunals have to determine any substantive rights of private individuals. The test as to whether an act is judicial or quasi judicial as opposed to purely administrative, depends upon the nature of the act performed and whether it involves the exercise of discretion and judgment within the subdivision of the sovereign power which belongs to the judiciary or which does not belong to the legislative or executive department of the government . See Southeastern Greyhound Lines v Georgia public service Com., 181 Ga. 75, 181 S.E. 834. Another test is whether the act goes to the determination of some right the protection of which is the peculiar office of the courts. Massey v City council of Des- Moines, 239 Iowa 527, 31 N. ]V.2d 875.

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