Advanced Administrative Law
|Course code LAWS5001||Units 10||Level 5000||Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Law School|
LAWS courses are only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree programs.
Allows students to develop knowledge of judicial review and assessment of administrative action. Topics include judicial policy and contemporary principles of procedural fairness, judicial supervision of statuary tribunals to ensure jurisdictional legitimacy at law, error of law on the record and immunity from judicial review, and, tortious liability for the exercise of a statutory power.
This LAWS 5000 level elective course is offered on a rotating basis and subject to student demand.
Not available in 2014
|Objectives||Information not required in this case|
|Content||The general purpose of this course is to permit students to take up issues and themes encountered, directly or indirectly, in the compulsory course Administrative Law (LAWS4002) and to develop further their knowledge of judicial review and assessment of administrative action. The principle objective of the course is to promote examination of critical areas of development in Australian decisional law that governs public administration.|
The course deals with four principal topics:
1 judicial policy and contemporary principles of procedural fairness
2 judicial supervision of statutory tribunals to ensure jurisdictional legitimacy at law
3 judicial review of non-jurisdicational errors of law made by courts and statutory tribunals
4 justiciability and immunity from judicial review
5 tortious liability for the exercise of a statutory power
|Assumed Knowledge||LAWS1001A, LAWS1001B, LAWS1002A, LAWS1002B, LAWS2003A, LAWS2003B, LAWS3004A, LAWS3004B, LAWS3005, LAWS4001, LAWS4002.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|