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Constitutional and Administrative Law

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"Constitutional and Administrative Law continues to be chosen by undergraduates for its clear writing style, and the ease with which the author expertly guides the reader through the key principles of public law. This fifth edition incorporates all significant new legislation, including the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, and the EC Reform Treaty, and addresses the ongoing development of case law relating to the Human Rights Act 1998." Constitutional and Administrative Law provides a range of useful features to help students get to
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Overview

"Constitutional and Administrative Law continues to be chosen by undergraduates for its clear writing style, and the ease with which the author expertly guides the reader through the key principles of public law. This fifth edition incorporates all significant new legislation, including the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, and the EC Reform Treaty, and addresses the ongoing development of case law relating to the Human Rights Act 1998." Constitutional and Administrative Law provides a range of useful features to help students get to grips with the subject matter. These include extensive further reading suggestions to support additional research, a large number of self-test questions to help students focus on the key principles of the law, and bulleted lists to aid learning and revision.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199232857
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 6/15/2008
  • Series: Core Texts Series
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 632
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Neil Parpworth is Principal Lecturer in Law at De Montfort University, Leicester.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Fundamental principles of the constitution

1 The meaning of a constitution 3

2 Separation of powers 18

3 Rule of law 36

4 The royal prerogative 55

5 The legislative supremacy of parliament 76

Pt. 2 The institutional framework of the constitution

6 Parliament 117

7 The European Community and the European Union 148

8 The structure of the United Kingdom and devolution 167

Pt. 3 Sources of public law

9 Primary and secondary legislation 195

10 EC law 218

11 Constitutional conventions and judge-made law 241

Pt. 4 Judicial review of administrative action

12 The nature of judicial review 263

13 The grounds for judicial review 295

14 Judicial review remedies 336

Pt. 5 Alternative means of redres

15 Tribunals, inquiries, and the ombudsmen remedy 349

Pt. 6 Civil liberties

16 Freedoms and liberties in the UK 393

17 Freedom of expression 437

18 Police powers 465

19 Freedom of assembly and public order 498

Index 535

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