Judicial Review-P'ciple, Pol and Procedure (LAWS6068)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit provides a specialised and thematic account of judicial review as one means for making the executive branch of government accountable. It aims to develop an understanding of trends reflected in principles relating to justiciability, standing to seek review, excess of power and abuse of power, and procedural fairness. A critical evaluation of the policy choices which account for development of common law principles is encouraged. The procedures and remedial powers available under statutes which reform the procedure for gaining judicial review are examined, with judicial and administrative procedure compared. A consistent theme is the development of a critical appreciation of the proper relationship between the judicial and executive branches of government.
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Jul 24, 25 & Aug 21, 22 (9-5)
7500wd essay or 2x3750wd essays (100%)
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