Unformatted text preview: 5. McHugh is not correct. Since the board was authorized to set the amount of rents that could be charged by the state, they have the power to determine what the maximum limit should be. There is no need for a jury trial because, in this case, the agency acts as a specialized court. The difference between an administrative hearing held by an agency and a court hearing is that there is no right of trail by jury before an agency. 11. The objection was not valid. The Sunshine Act states that meetings of major administrative agencies should be open to the public if they involve “deliberations” of the agency or those that “result in the joint conduct or disposition of official agency business”. The commissioner is discussing a matter that involves deliberations and may result in join conduct. Therefore the public is permitted to be present in this meeting in order to prevent possible administrative misconduct, such as the violation of a zoning law....
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course LAW 101 taught by Professor Prof.ellis during the Spring '11 term at Manhattan College.
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