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Published: 20 September 2012

544 Pages


ISBN: 9780199601660

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Textbook on Administrative Law

Seventh Edition

Peter Leyland and Gordon Anthony

  • Clear and succinct writing style is ideal for students approaching the subject for the first time, as well as anyone seeking concise coverage of this demanding area of public law
  • Topical analysis of recent case law, legislation and reform encourages students to engage with the contentious debates that surround administrative law
  • Structured with the syllabus of undergraduate administrative law courses firmly in mind, each topic is covered in a detailed and thorough manner, ensuring that the book is suitable as the core text on all such courses
  • The chapters are carefully set out to help guide the reader through each topic, with chapter introductions, appropriate sub-headings and concluding comments.
  • Suggestions for further reading enable follow up research in the areas covered.

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated chapters with a focus on developments in judicial review, human rights and other aspects of administrative law; the book also includes discussion of the latest developments in EU law (as affects UK administrative law) and the contractual and tortious liability of public authorities
  • Substantially revised chapters on natural justice offer a fresh approach to this aspect of the law of judicial review
  • A new chapter on equality and non-discrimination law provides coverage of this emerging area
  • Recent cases discussed include: Axa General Insurance, R (Cart) v Upper Tribunal, R (Lumba) v Home Secretary, Jewish Free School case and HM Treasury v Ahmed.

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