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New Hampshire Administrative Law: Administrative Agency Decisions

This guide includes information about administrative law and procedure in New Hampshire.

Administrative Agencies and Adjudicative Proceedings

"Implicit in the dual character of administrative boards is that some of their acts are within the legislative or administrative area and others have the effect of a judgment." Petition of Boston & Maine Corp., 109 N.H. 324, 327, 251 A.2d 332, 335 (1969)
Many agencies have adjudicatory hearings.  Some put their decisions and orders online.

Representing a Client before an Administrative Board - Secondary Sources

State Agency Administrative Practice: a continuing legal education program. Concord: New Hampshire Bar Association, 2003 (This is in the UNH Law Library at KFN 1640 .A75 N4943 2003)

State Agency Adjucative Hearings. Concord: New Hampshire Bar Association, 2007.  (This is in the UNH Law Library at KFN 1640 .S83 2007)

Agencies that put Orders and Decisions On Line

The following New Hampshire Agencies put some of their decisions and orders online:

Banking Department - Enforcement Orders

Board of Manufactured Housing - Complaint Cases/Decisions

Board of Tax and Land Appeals - Decisions

Department of Environmental Services - Enforcement and Appeals

Department of Justice - Attorney General Opinions

Department of Justice - Executive Branch Ethics Committee Opinions

Department of Revenue Administration - Technical Information Releases and Declaratory Rulings

Guardian Ad Litem Board - Decisions on Complaints

Human Rights Commission - Commission Decisions

Labor Department - Wage Claim and Whistleblower Decisions

Public Employee Labor Relations Board - Decisions

Public Utilities Commission - Orders

Racing and Charitable Gaming Commission - Commission Rulings

Real Estate Appraiser Board - Decisions and Orders

Secretary of State Securities Regulation - Enforcement Actions