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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
Price: £120.00

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Local Government Constitutional and Administrative Law 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781847031853
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421551208
Published: April 2008
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £419.00

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This work addresses local government constitutional and administrative law as a subject distinct from the law governing the various functions of local authorities. It examines the legal framework within which local government is organised, covering both the statutes regulating local government and the administrative law governing local government activities, including domestic administrative law and European law.

This new edition incorporates fundamental recent developments, such as the creation of the Greater London Authority, directly elected mayors, the shift from committee based systems to an executive-based system, new Capital Finance rules, and the introduction of standards boards and adjudication panels.

  • Provides a clear understanding of the legal framework within which local authorities operate
  • Examines the relationship with central and regional government
  • Describes in detail the principles that run through all local authority decision making
  • Looks at local government members, officers, finance, performance, property and service provision, and liability and accountability in law
  • Takes into account major and wide ranging recent changes
  • Considers proposed changes to the role of local government

Local Government Law
Local Government Constitution
Principles of Local Government
Performance, Property and Service Provision
Liability and Accountability in Law