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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Administrative Law 11th ed isbn 9780199683703

Administrative Law 10th ed

ISBN13: 9780199231614
New Edition ISBN: 9780199683703
Previous Edition ISBN: 0199269955
Published: June 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780199219735

This was the last Hardback edition

Wade & Forsyth's Administrative Law provides a comprehensive and perceptive account of the principles of judicial review and a sketch of the administrative arrangements of the United Kingdom. Since publication of the first edition in 1961, Administrative Law has established itself amongst the foremost rank of legal textbooks, and is frequently cited with approval in the higher courts.

In the tenth edition, Christopher Forsyth has brought this classic account of administrative law fully up to date in light of recent case law and legislation, especially regarding the continuing transformation of this branch of the law by the Human Rights Act 1998.

The book's clarity of exposition makes it accessible to the student approaching the subject for the first time, whilst its breadth of coverage and perceptive insight ensure its value to all interested in this field, academics and practitioners alike.

New to this edition

  • Fully updated to cover all relevant developments since publication of the last edition, to ensure the book remains a thoroughly contemporary and reliable resource
  • There are new sections detailing the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on administrative law. Topics covered include the extent to which the Act applies when private bodies perform functions for public bodies, the emergence of the 'structured proportionality' test and the principles governing the award of damages for breach of human rights
  • All new developments in classical administrative law are also covered including discussion of the doctrine of material error of fact as a ground of judicial review, and the latest developments in the doctrine of legitimate expectations
  • The latest developments in the procedural law that underpins every application for judicial review are fully discussed, including new sections on advisory declarations, interim injunctions, costs, and protective costs orders The jacket illustration is of the paperback edition. The Hardback has no cover illustration or dust jacket.

Constitutional and Administrative Law
Part I. Introduction
1: Introduction
2: Constitutional foundations of the powers of the courts
Part II. Authorities and functions
3: The central government
4: Local and devolved government
5: Public corporations, privatisation and regulation
Part III. European influences
6: Incorporation of European law
Part IV. Powers and jurisdiction
7.: Legal nature of powers
8.: Jurisdiction over fact and law
9.: Problems of invalidity
Part V. Discretionary power
10.: Retention of discretion
11.: Abuse of discretion
Part VI. Natural justice
12.: Natural justice and legal justice
13.: The rule against bias
14.: The right to a fair hearing
Part VII. Remedies and liability
15.: Ordinary remedies
16.: Prerogative remedies
17.: Boundaries of judicial review
18.: Procedure of judicial review
19.: Restrictions of remedies
20.: Liability of public authorities
21.: Crown proceedings
Part VIII. Administrative legislation and adjudication
22.: Delegated legislation
23.: Statutory tribunals
24.: Statutory inquiries;