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Government Accountability

Australian Administrative Law


Judith Bannister, University of Adelaide, Anna Olijnyk, University of Adelaide, Stephen McDonald


The second edition of Government Accountability: Australian Administrative Law offers an accessible and practical introduction to administrative law in Australia. The text introduces the legal principles that regulate the exercise of power by public authorities and explains the legal mechanisms that exist to remedy failures, with an emphasis on the overarching principle of accountability.Thoroughly revised and updated to incorporate recent changes to case law and legislation, this edition offers expanded, contemporary material on public investigatory bodies, information disclosure, administrative review…

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Key features

  • Presents a thorough account of the administrative state and the mechanisms that exist to bring the state to account for its action
  • Contextualises the theory and explanation of administrative law
  • Includes carefully chosen case studies and events that offer practical examples of the principles being discussed and how they are applied

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects Law,Public Law
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 17 January 2019
    • ISBN: 9781316636695
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.06kg
    • Page extent: 594 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 12 December 2018
    • ISBN: 9781108147583

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