Administrative law has the following characteristics:
- It subordinates the common law, rights of personal freedom, and private property to the common good. The stress is on public interest than on individual interest.
- It entails the application of flexible standards for the implementation of the law.
- The interpretation of these standards lies with the administrative tribunals.
- It puts the public officials in a better position over the people.
- It is not codified and is in an experimental and dynamic condition.