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LAW7217 - Current issues in administrative law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Law


Not offered in 2008


The topics to be considered in the subject will vary from year to year, depending on what recent or impending developments are of most importance. These developments will be dealt with under general headings such as whose and what activities are controlled by Administrative Law; the reach and depth of judicial review of administrative action; statory restrictions on judicial review; judicial discretaions to decline to review or to award remedy; legal consequences of administrative error; avenues of review and choice of forum; problems in proving administrative error.


One research assignment (3,750 words): 50%; One take-home examination (3,750 words): 50%.

Contact hours

24 contact hours per semester (either intensive, semi-intensive or semester long, depending on the Faculty resources, timetabling and requirements)

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