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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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The Promotion of Administrative Justice Act Benchbook

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ISBN13: 9780958432788
ISBN: 0958432783
Published: August 2000
Publisher: Siber Ink CC
Format: Paperback
Price: POA

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With the coming into effect of the Promotion of Administrative Justive Act at the end of 2000, South African administrative law entered a new era. The Act has become the legislative foundation of the general administrative law of South Africa. It codifies a body of rules and principles previously governed by the common law and, since 1994, by direct application of the administrative justice rights in the Constitution. The Benchbook is a commentary on the Act for use by the government officials, lawyers, judges and magistrates who are required to interpret and implement it. The general administrative law of South Africa has a long history and a rich jurispudence. This commentary situates the Act in the context of this tradition. It answers the questions: where does the Act fit in? What difference does the Act make?

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1. Introduction to the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act; 2 Scope of the Act; 3 Procedural fairness - administrative action affecting any person; 4 Procedural fairness - administrative action affecting the public; 5 Reasons for administrative action; 6 Judicial review of administrative action; 7 Procedures for judicial review; 8 Remedies in judicial review proceedings; 9 Regulations.