Australian Administrative Law

Unit code: LLW3000 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
City Campus
City Flinders
City Queen
Footscray Park
Online Real Time
LLW2005 - Constitutional Law and
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)
Overview
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Overview

Administrative law refers to those principles that supervise and control the executive powers of government.
This unit of study will cover both common law and statutory processes. Particular attention is given to Commonwealth jurisdiction relating to such matters as internal review, merits review, judicial review, freedom of information and the role of the ombudsman.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Critically review the role of Administrative Law in contemporary Australia;
  2. Resolve a range of complex Administrative Law problems drawing on relevant principles;
  3. Distil Administrative Law doctrines and their underlying themes collaboratively and with accountability for own learning and professional practice and;
  4. Elucidate a sound appreciation of Administrative Law in the current changing social context.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 20%
Online Quiz
Assessment type: Assignment
|
Grade: 40%
Research Assignment
Assessment type: Examination
|
Grade: 40%
Exam

Required reading

Principles of Administrative Law
Peter Cane, Leighton McDonald and Kristen Rundle, | Oxford University Press,
Cases for Principles of Administrative Law
Peter Cane, Leighton McDonald and Kristen Rundle, | Oxford University Press,

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