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Administrative Law, Facing the Future: Old Constraints & New Horizons

ISBN13: 9781854316899
ISBN: 1854316893
Published: November 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £70.00

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Administrative Law Facing the Future: Old Constraints and New Horizons is a stimulating collection of essays by a team of distinguished scholars and practitioners, introduced by the Hon. Mr Justice Stephen Sedley. The book has been constructed around the guiding themes of current debates and future developments in administrative law.

The collection seeks to address many of the most topical aspects of this important area of law and includes chapters analysing: the implications of transformations in the British state and public administration; mechanisms for the control of delegated legislation; contemporary developments in ministerial accountability; comparative ombudsman remedies and dispute resolution procedures in the National Health Service.

A substantial part of the volume also concentrates on the nature and purpose of judicial review, with chapters discussing: the public/private law divide; the developing grounds of review; rules of standing; public law remedies; settling and the process of judicial review; civil liberties and the role of the courts and public interest immunity. The impact of the European Community and the use of the prerogative power in England and France are

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Adminstrative law's reaction to the changing concepts of public service, Rodney Austin; mitigating the democratic deficit? Judicial review and ministerial accountability, Mike Radford; delegated legislation - a necessary evil or a constitutional outrage, Gabriele Ganz; the ombudsman - parochial stopgap or global panacea? Gavin Drewry; a Woolf in sheep's clothing? Shifts towards informal resolution of complaints in the health service, Linda Mulcahy and Judith Allsop; the public law-private law distinction - a comparative and philosophical approach, Nicholas Bamforth; obsolescence and renewal - judicial review in the private sector, John Alder; surveying the grounds - key themes in judicial intervention, Michael Fordham; no standing still on standing, Chris Himsworth; withdrawing - a problem in judicial review? Maurice Sunkin; the constitutional basis of judicial remedies in public law, Peter Cane; the impact of community law on domestic public law, Paul Craig; judicial review of prerogative power in United Kingdom; Public Interest Immunity: Freedom of Information and Judicial Discretion; Civil Liberties and Judicial Review: Can the Common Law Really Protect Rights?; Public Law History and Theory: Some Notes Towards a New Foundationalism.