Administrative Law has as its sources – the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa of 1996 and the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act No. 3 of 2000, which has had a profound effect on the legal relations of public authorities in their interactions with private individuals, companies/businesses, and other public institutions. Administrative law is not readily capable of definition and entails the public powers and functions of governmental activity in the regulation of the economy, including but not limited to licensing, town planning, expropriation, taxes and the environment. Everyone has the right to administrative action that is lawful, reasonable and procedurally fair. Anyone adversely affected by administrative action has the right to be provided with written notice and reasons for the adverse decision.