ClickHelp Software Documentation Glossary

What is Administrative Guidance?

An administrative Guide is a list of non-binding recommendations that’s developed by the administrative agency. It describes how to comply with a particular regulation or law. Guidance is used to interpret a nonspecific or vague requirement or law.

Usually, guidance documents include standards or expectations which are part of a requirement or rule. Administrative guidance documents also explain internal practices or policies to simplify an organization's interactions. For example, a guidance document could explain how to write a report, what information it should contain before submitting a complaint.

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