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Douglas and Jones's Administrative Law 5th ed

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ISBN13: 9781862875876
ISBN: 1862875871
Published: February 2006
Publisher: The Federation Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This 5th edition of Douglas and Jones’s Administrative Law provides clarity and a contemporary perspective on administrative law today. Douglas, in this new 5th edition has:-

  • Totally rewritten, restructured and completely updated and revised this edition to provide greater clarity and a contemporary perspective on administrative law, particularly in the area of natural justice
  • Outdated cases have been replaced by more recent cases such as Tang v Griffith University, Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v Rajamanikkam, and other important recent cases are extracted, including Re Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; Ex Parte Lam and Plaintiff S 157/2002 v Commonwealth
  • There is a new section on the Auditor General, and current information about the law on anti-corruption commissions has been updated to take account of the Corruption and Crime Commission Act 2003 (WA) The chapter on Administrative Tribunals has been updated to include references to the Tasmanian and Western Australian merits reviews procedures, and
  • The coverage of delegated legislation includes detailed references to the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 (Cth)

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Other Jurisdictions
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Issues and Problems in Australian Administrative Law
The Rise (and Decline?) of Administrative Law
Freedom of Information and Open Government
Understanding Decisions: Reasons, Discovery and Evidence
Investigating Administrative Activity: Auditor-General, Corruption and Whistle-blowers
Investigating Administrative Decisions: The Ombudsman
Administrative Review on the Merits
Delegated Legislation
The Duty to Act within Powers
The Exercise of Discretionary Power
The Duty to Act for Proper Purposes and according to Relevant Considerations
Duties in Relation to Findings of Fact
The Requirement of Reasonableness and Other Limitations to Administrative Decision-Making
The Right to Procedural Fairness - General Principles
The Hearing Rule
The Rule Against Bias
Limits to Fairness
The Effect of Errors on the Validity of Decisions
The Availability of Judicial Review
Judicial Remedies
Standing to Seek Judicial Review
Table of Sources