Constitutional & Administrative Law / Edition 9

Constitutional & Administrative Law / Edition 9

by Hilaire Barnett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415611083

ISBN-13: 9780415611084

Pub. Date: 10/06/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A critical exposition of the major features of the UK's constitution in a straightforward, readable textbook suitable for undergraduate use. The text draws together constitutional theory, history, law and practice in a manner designed to provide a comprehensive yet intelligible text. It covers the background and fundamental concepts which formed this country's

Overview

A critical exposition of the major features of the UK's constitution in a straightforward, readable textbook suitable for undergraduate use. The text draws together constitutional theory, history, law and practice in a manner designed to provide a comprehensive yet intelligible text. It covers the background and fundamental concepts which formed this country's constitution, and examines the role of every layer of government, from local government to the European Community and Union.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415611084
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/06/2011
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
0.67(w) x 0.97(h) x 4.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: General Introduction 1. Introduction: The United Kingdom and Its Constitution 2. Sources of the Constitution Part II: Fundamental Constitutional Concepts 3. The Rule of Law 4. The Separation of Powers 5. The Royal Prerogative 6. Parliamentary Sovereignty Part III: The European Community and Union 7. Structures and Institutions 8. European Community Law and National Law Part IV: Central, Regional and Local Government 9. Central Government 10. Responsible Government 11. Devolution and Local Government Part V: Parliament 12. The Electoral System 13. Introduction to the House of Commons 14. The Legislative Process 15. Scrutiny of the Executive 16. The House of Lords 17. Parliamentary Privilege Part VI: The Individual and the State 18. The Protection of Human Rights 19. Freedom of Expression and Privacy 20. Freedom of Association and Assembly 21. The Police and Police Powers 22. State Security Part VII: Administrative Law 23. Judicial Review: Introduction, Jurisdiction and Procedure 24. Grounds for Judicial Review I: the Substantive Grounds for Judicial Review 25. Grounds for Judicial Review II: Procedural Grounds: Procedural Impropriety 26. Commissioners for Administration: Ombudsmen 27. Tribunals and Inquiries

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