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Douglas and Jones's administrative law

Author: Roger Douglas; Michael Head; Melinda Jones
Publisher: Annandale, NSW : The Federation Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th editionView all editions and formats
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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 7th edition, in which Roger Douglas is joined in authorship by Professor Michael Head, will maintain the reputation of its predecessors.
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Cases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Douglas; Michael Head; Melinda Jones
ISBN: 9781862879171 1862879176
OCLC Number: 876715447
Description: lxx, 884 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Issues and problems in Australian administrative law --
2. The rise (and decline?) of administrative law --
3. Freedom of information and open government --
4. Understanding decisions: reasons, discovery and evidence --
5. Investigating administrative activity: auditors-general, corruption 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 --
22. Standing to seek Judicial review.
Responsibility: Roger Douglas, BA (Hons) LLB (Hons) (Melb) MPhil (Yale), PhD (La Trobe), professor, School of Law, La Trobe University, Michael Head, B Juris, LLB (Hons) (Monash), LLM (Columbia), PhD (UWS), professor, School of Law, University of Western Sydney.

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