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LAW2350 Administrative Law
Credit Points: 15
LAW1116 Legal Process
LAW2104 Constitutional Law I

Administrative law explores the accountability of the executive branch of government and those exercising statutory decision making powers and provides citizens with review mechanisms.  This unit further develops students' understanding of the legal framework within which government and the administration function with particular reference to the doctrine of the sovereignty of parliament, the rule of law, locus standi, delegated legislation and freedom of information legislation.  A range of remedies to redress citizen grievances are examined, including merit review, an introduction to judicial review, ombudsmen and tribunals.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K61Bachelor of Engineering Bachelor of Laws
V72Bachelor of Laws
K50Bachelor of Laws
Y09Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
K30Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
K58Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Psychological Science
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011