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Douglas and Jones's Administrative Law 8th ed

ISBN13: 9781760021733
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781862879171
Published: November 2018
Publisher: The Federation Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £104.00

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Douglas and Jones is well established as a leading text on administrative law, a reliable book notable for its accessibility and contemporary perspective. The 8th edition, in which Roger Douglas is joined in authorship by Professor Michael Head, Yee-Fui Ng and Margaret Hyland, will maintain the reputation of its predecessors. It has been fully updated to take account of tribunal amalgamations, Freedom of Information developments and a range of significant High Court decisions, including on unreasonableness, procedural fairness, bias and jurisdictional error.

Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
1. Issues and Problems in Australian Administrative Law
2. The Rise (and Decline?) of Administrative Law
3. Freedom of Information and Government Secrecy
4. Understanding Decisions: Reasons, Discovery and Evidence
5. Investigating Administrative Activity: Auditors-General, Corruption Commissions and Whistleblowers
6. Investigating Administrative Conduct: The Ombudsman
7. Administrative Review on the Merits
8. Delegated Legislation
9. The Duty to Act within Powers
10. The Exercise of Discretionary Power
11. The Duty to Act for Proper Purposes and according to Relevant Considerations
12. Duties in Relation to Findings of Fact
13. Reasonableness, Rationality and Other Limitations to Administrative Decision-Making
14. The Right to Procedural Fairness: General Principles
15. The Right to be “Heard”
16. The Rule Against Bias
17. Limits to Fairness
18. The Effect of Errors on the Validity of Decisions
19. The Availability of Judicial Review
20. Judicial Remedies
21. Discretion, Timing and Outcomes
22. Standing to Seek Judicial Review