Public Law

Public Law

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A concise text which concentrates on constitutional law but also includes administrative law to make it a comprehensive introduction to Scottish public law.
Scots public law is an area where the last few years has seen much development and debate in a number of areas such as the devolution settlement, the European constitutional debate, and local government in Scotland. Public Law by Jane Munro tackles all these important areas in a concise and user friendly manner, along with current issues such as freedom of information, human rights and judicial review.
This in depth text is the most accessible and up-to-date book available to cover all the key areas of public law making it the ideal guide for students, legal practitioners and others working in the public sphere.
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  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • W.Green
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 0414015185
  • 9780414015180

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Public Law covers major new legislation such as:
*Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
*Human Rights Act 1998 and Scotland Act 1998
*Ethical Standards in Public Life (Scotland) Act 2000
*Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commission Act 2002
*Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000
*Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

Coverage Includes:
* Sources
* Foundations
*The courts and judiciary
*Local government
*Access to information
*Human rights
*Police powers and public order
*Judicial review
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