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Vol 23 No 1 Jan/Feb 2018

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The Law of Privilege

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Administrative Law 8th ed

ISBN13: 9780414055681
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414022997
Published: September 2016
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.00

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Administrative Law provides a detailed and clear examination of what is a conceptually difficult area of law. Craig's thorough and contextual approach to the subject has prompted thought, discussion and understanding amongst all those interested in the subject.

Craig highlights the central issues of each topic area, providing a grounding in the themes covered, before moving forward with a more detailed look at each aspect of the subject, making this an invaluable text for students and academics alike.

New to the Eighth edition:-

  • Updated to take account of all new case law on central topics such as error of law, human rights, proportionality and legitamate expectations
  • Analysis of legislative changes, such as the new statutory provisions dealing with remedies

Constitutional and Administrative Law
Part 1: The Administrative System
The nature and purpose of administrative law
the administrative system: an historical perspective
Parliament and the Executive
agencies and non-departmental Public bodies
contract and service provision
Local Government
information, standards and complaints
tribunals and inquiries
European Union
a case study: competition and regulation

Part 2: Judicial Review
Natural Justice: hearings
Natural Justice: hearings, Public Interest Immunity and closed material procedure
Natural Justice: bias and independence
error of law
error of fact
failure to exercise discretion
abuse of discretion
Human Rights Act
Rationality and Proportionality
Legitimate Expectations

Part 3: Remedies
Remedies: standing
Judicial Remedies
Remedies and Reform
Remedies: Exclusion of Review
Crown Liability
Tort and Restitution