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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

This 7th edition of Douglas and Jones's Administrative Law provides clarity and a contemporary perspective on administrative law today.


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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
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: * View Detailed Table of Contents Preface Acknowledgments 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 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 Index
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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