Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutional and Administrative Law

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This work covers a wide range of topics including the fundamental principles and institutional framework of the constitution. It examines sources of public law including the European Union, judicial review and civil liberties. Further issues of contemporary interest including devolution and human rights legislation are also considered to ensure readers have an essential guide to the main areas of constitutional and administrative law.
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  • Paperback
  • 156 x 236mm
  • Butterworths Law
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 040698588X
  • 9780406985880

Table of contents

Part I: Fundamental Principles of the Constitution. 1. The meaning of a constitution. 2. Separation of powers. 3. The rule of law. 4. The royal prerogative. 5. The legislative supremacy of Parliament. Part II: The Institutional Framework of the Constitution. 6. Parliament. 7. European Community/Union. 8. Devolution. Part III: Sources of Public Law. 9. Primary and secondary legislation. 10. European Community/Union law. 11. Other sources of public law. Part IV: Judicial Review of Administrative Action. 12. The nature of judicial review. 13. The grounds for review. 14. Remedies. Part V: Alternative Means of Redress. 15. Tribunals, Inquiries and the Ombudsman Remedy. Part VI: Civil Liberties. 16. Freedom and liberties in the UK. 17. Freedom of expression. 18. Freedom of assembly. 19. Police powers.
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