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Vol 24 No 1 Jan/Feb 2019

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Administrative Law 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780198804734
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198714507
Published: May 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.99

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Exceptionally clear and incisive, Administrative Law is the essential guide to understanding this challenging area of the law.

The author uses a variety of learning features to make complex points accessible and also to encourage reflection and debate. Chapters start with a 'look for' section which outlines the key ideas in each chapter, pop quizzes appear throughout, and each chapter is wrapped up with a 'take home message', critical questions, and a list of further reading.

Online resources

This book is accompanied by the following online resources:-

  • Notes on key cases and legislations
  • Guidance on answering the questions in the text
  • Links to useful resources
  • Glossary of key terms used in the text
  • A guide for lecturerson possible ways of approaching the material in the book

Constitutional and Administrative Law
Part I: Introduction
1: Administration and the principles of the constitution
2: The rule of law and the rule of judges
3: Convention rights and administrative law

Part II: Process
4: Due process
5: Impartiality and independence
6: Reasons: process and substance

Part III: Substance
7: Discretion and deference
8: Substantive fairness
9: Errors of law and control of fact-finding

Part IV: Litigation
10: How to sue the government: judicial processes and judicial remedies
11: Standing: litigation and the public interest

Part V: Administrative Justice
12: Tribunals
13: Ombudsmen

Part VI: Private Law and Public Authorities
14: Torts
15: Contracts