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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Administrative Law 3rd ed isbn 9780198714507

Administrative Law 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780199601752
New Edition ISBN: 9780198714507
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199277285
Published: June 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Administrative Law explains the constitutional principles of the subject. It brings clarity to this complex field of public law.

The common law courts, government agencies, and Parliament have developed a wide variety of techniques for controlling the enormously diverse activities of twenty-first century government. Underlying all that variety is a set of constitutional principles.

This book uses the law of judicial review to identify and to explain these principles, and then shows how they ought to be worked out in the private law of tort and contract, in the new Tribunals Service, and in non-judicial techniques such as investigations by ombudsmen, auditors, and other government agencies. The aim is to equip the reader to apply the constitutional principles to the problems of administrative law.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Contents:
1. 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
2. Process
4.: Due process
5.: Impartiality and independence
6.: Reasons: process and substance
3. Substance
7.: Discretion and deference
8.: Substantive fairness
9.: Errors of law and control of fact-finding
4. Litigation
10.: How to sue the government: judicial processes and judicial remedies
11.: Standing: litigation and the public interest
5. Administrative justice
12.: The reconstruction of tribunals
13.: Ombudsmen and other investigators
6. Private law and public authorities
14.: Torts
15.: Contracts;