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LAWS2010 - Administrative Law
Faculty of Law (Sydney Law School) - 6 credit points
HECS Band three
Domestic Fee: $4,170
International Fee: $4,980
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Law
Offered session(s): 1
Corequisites: LAWS2011
Prerequisites: LAWS1021
Prohibitions: LAWS2002, LAWS5010
Teacher/Coordinator: Prof Mary Crock

Classes: 2x2-hr seminars/week for 10 weeks

Assessment: 2000wd research paper (40%) and 2hr open book final exam (60%)

Administrative Law is the study of the relationships of individuals and organisations with government. This unit examines the legal principles which apply to those relationships with the aim of developing an understanding of how government is held accountable. The unit builds on topics studied in Public Law, including the constitutional underpinnings of Administrative Law, the protection of human rights, judicial review and merits review, and open government. In the Administrative Law unit, the focus is on the grounds of judicial review and judicial remedies, the jurisdiction of the courts, and the public/private distinction. The unit encourages the development of critical perspectives on the grounds of judicial review, and their theoretical underpinnings, and on how the values of openness, rationality, fairness and participation are sought to be promoted through Administrative Law.
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