Courses & Units

Comparative Administrative Law LAW609

Introduction

Explores in greater depth the principles examined in LAW204 and considers important aspects of review of administrative action not covered in that unit. Alternative extrajudicial review systems, including Ombudsmen, independent appeal tribunals and internal review systems are examined as well as the Federal and State systems of review which are studied in some detail -- especially freedom of information legislation. Topics may include subordinate legislation dealing with corruption, and administrative remedies. Various jurisdictions will be compared including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United Kingdom and other countries depending on availability of resources and staff expertise.

Summary

Unit name Comparative Administrative Law
Unit code LAW609
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator

Associate Prof. Rick Snell

Teaching staff

Associate Prof. Rick Snell

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 090999

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Requisites

Prerequisites

LAW204 OR LAW254 AND LAW250 AND LAW256 AND LAW252 AND LAW253 AND LAW255 AND LAW251 OR LAW205 AND LAW223 AND LAW224 AND LAW225 AND LAW222 AND LAW221 AND LAW226 OR LAW351 AND LAW222 AND LAW224 AND LAW253 AND LAW221 AND LAW223 AND LAW352

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

5x50-min workshops fortnightly

Assessment

Major 4,000 to 6,000-word assignment (60%), 2 selective reflective journals (30%), class participation (10%).

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Textbooks

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