Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 December 2012

624 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

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 any student 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
  • A detailed glossary defines and explains key terms and concepts to help the student familiarise themself with the language of administrative law
  • The chapters are carefully set out to help guide the reader through each topic, with chapter introductions, concluding comments, and suggestions for further reading
  • Fully updated chapters on human rights and judicial review; 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 essential coverage of the relationship between recent legislation and administrative law
  • Recent cases discussed include: Axa General Insurance, R (Cart) v Upper Tribunal, R (Lumba) v Home Secretary, and HM Treasury v Ahmed

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