Douglas and Jones's Administrative Law

Douglas and Jones's Administrative Law


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781862879171
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/17/2014
Pages: 960
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Roger Douglas is Professor of Law at LaTrobe University, Australia and Michael Head is Professor of Law at the University of Western Sydney.

Table of Contents

1. Issues and Problems in Australian Administrative Law 2. The Rise (and Decline?) of Administrative Law 3. Freedom of Information and Open Government 4. Understanding Decisions: Reasons, Discovery and Evidence 5. Investigating Administrative Activity: Auditors-General, Corruption and Whistleblowers 6. Investigating Administrative Conduct: The Ombudsman 7. Administrative Review on the Merits 8. Delegated Legislation 9. The Duty to Act within Powers 10.The Exercise of Discretionary Power 11. The Duty to Act for Proper Purposes and according to Relevant Considerations 12. Duties in Relation to Findings of Fact 13. Reasonableness, Rationality and Other Limitations to Administrative Decision-Making 14. The Right to Procedural Fairness: General Principles 15. The Right to be “Heard” 16. The Rule Against Bias 17. Limits to Fairness 18. The Effect of Errors on the Validity of Decisions 19. The Availability of Judicial Review 20.Judicial Remedies 21. Discretion 22. Standing to Seek Judicial Review

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