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Administrative Law

Fifth Edition

Peter Cane

July 2011

ISBN: 9780199692330

496 pages
Paperback
216x138mm

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Clarendon Law Series

Price: £39.49

The fifth edition of this key student text provides an accessible and stimulating account of the legal framework of public administration. The new edition has been thoroughly reorganized to reflect the modern tranformation in the perception of the nature and function of administrative law.

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The fifth edition of this key student text provides an accessible and stimulating account of the legal framework of public administration. The new edition has been thoroughly reorganized to reflect the modern tranformation in the perception of the nature and function of administrative law.

  • One of the most widely-read intoductory texts on administrative law, this book is a must for all students studying public law
  • The clear and comprehensive framework allows for a better understanding of the law, and reflects the sweeping transformation of administrative law in the modern era

About the Author(s)

Peter Cane, Distinguished Professor of Law, Australian National University College of Law

For 20 years Peter Cane taught law at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Since 1997 he has been a research Professor of Law at the Australian National University in Canberra. He is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy and has written extensively on English and Australian administrative law. Other books include The new Oxford Companion to Law edited with Joanne Conaghan (OUP, 2008). He has taught comparative administrative law at the University of Texas at Austin.

Table of Contents

    Part I: Introduction
    1:Administrative Law and Public Administration
    2:The Institutional Framework of Public Administration
    Part II: The Normative Framework of Public Administration
    3:The Tasks and Functions of Public Administration
    Section A: Public Law Norms
    4:Procedure
    5:Openness
    6:Reasoning
    7:Substance
    Section B: Private Law Norms
    8:Tort
    9:Contract
    10:Unjust Enrichment
    Part III: Accountability and Administrative Justice
    Section A: Courts and Tribunals
    11:Judicial Review: Institutions, Nature, and Mechanics
    12:Judicial Review: Availability and Access
    13:Judicial Review: Remedies
    14:Appeals
    15:Civil Claims
    Section B: Beyond Courts and Tribunals
    16:The Bureaucracy
    17:Parliament
    18:Ombudsmen
    19:An Administrative Justice System?
    Part IV: The Values and Effects of Administrative Law
    20.1:What is Administrative Law For?
    20.2:The Impact of Administration Law on Public Administration

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