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Vol 23 No 1 Jan/Feb 2018

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The Law of Privilege

Edited by: Bankim Thanki
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Commonwealth Caribbean Public Law 3rd ed isbn 9781859416327

Commonwealth Caribbean Public Law 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781859414224
ISBN: 1859414222
New Edition ISBN: 9781859416327
Published: December 1998
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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This book depicts the various ways in which Caribbean courts seek to protect the citizen against the abuse of state power through the powerful tool of judicial review. Illustrations are drawn from both constitutional law and administrative law. Between these two subject areas,there is illustration of how the courts utilise their power of judicial review not only to control state legislative authority but also the exercise of discretion by public authorities.

The basic approach of the book is to reflect the established legal principles through Caribbean cases, with critique and commentary made where appropriate. Some suggestions for reform are also discussed.

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Other Jurisdictions , Caribbean
1. Public Law Defined
2. Judicial Review
3. Exclusion of Judicial Review, Public + Private Law
4. Administration of Justice Act of Barbados
5. The Rule of Law
6. Fundamental Rights and their Protection
7. Constitutional Fundamentals
8. The Public Service
9. Safeguards of Judicial Independence
10. The Ombudsman
11. Natural Justice +Doctrine of Legitimate Expectation
12. Remedies
13. Public Law REform