2-4-101. Short title -- purpose. (1) This chapter is known and may be cited as the "Montana Administrative Procedure Act".
(2) The purposes of the Montana Administrative Procedure Act are to:
(a) generally give notice to the public of governmental action and to provide for public participation in that action;
(b) establish general uniformity and due process safeguards in agency rulemaking, legislative review of rules, and contested case proceedings;
(c) establish standards for judicial review of agency rules and final agency decisions; and
(d) provide the executive and judicial branches of government with statutory directives.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 2, Ex. L. 1971; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 285, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 82-4201; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 152, L. 2009.