Control of Government Action: Text, Cases and Commentary, 5th edition is a highly-respected work provides comprehensive coverage of the legal controls on government decision-making in each Australian jurisdiction, supported by legislation, case extracts and commentary. The book displays the breadth and diversity of Australian administrative law. The different role played by courts, tribunals, ombudsmen and other review bodies is comprehensively covered. The criteria applied by those bodies in reviewing the legality and propriety of government administrative action are examined in an integrated manner that best shows the options available to an aggrieved person. Public law concepts and theories that influence government decision making and administrative review are covered. Each chapter of this fifth edition has been revised and refined to reflect the changing face of Australian administrative law. This includes a fresh emphasis on the High Court's constitutional review jurisdiction, the concept of jurisdictional error, the demise of legitimate expectation as a pivotal concept, the status accorded to human rights considerations, and unreasonableness developments since Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v Li. There are new sections on integrity commissions, public interest disclosures and notifiable data breaches.
Author: R Creyke
Publication Date: 16 Oct 2018
Edition: 5th edition
Constant changes in administrative law and shifting political winds reinforce the need for an up-to-date...
Each chapter of this text clearly identifies and explains the pertinent and often difficult topics...