What is public policy? A public policy is basically a law or rule that is enforced by any level of government, whether central, state, or local. Our activist judiciary also makes public policy: that all public transport in Delhi must run on CNG, for example, was a Supreme Court decree.
Paper presented at the International Colloquium "Global Freedom? The Future of International Governance" organised by the Liberal Institute of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Potsdam, Germany 9–11 November 2007