BSBLEG531 - Apply legal principles in administrative law matters

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Unit code: BSBLEG531 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support administrative law matters.
The unit applies to individuals who work under supervision, use legal principles and evaluate information from a variety of sources to provide support in a range of legal service settings including community legal centres.Its application in the workplace is determined by the job role of the individual and legislation, rules, regulations and codes of practice relevant to different jurisdictions.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
*apply legal principles in administrative law matters on at least four occasions.

In the course of the above, the candidate must:
*prepare to apply principles of administrative law according to task requirements
*administrative apply elements of administrative law to prepare a deliverable
*review and amend deliverable according to feedback from relevant supervisor
*despatch deliverable according to organisational policies and procedures.

Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
*scope of job role in the context of legislation, regulations and codes of practice
*key principles of administrative law
*elements of administrative law action
*types of administrative law matters
*bodies of review for administrative decisions and their processes
*types of administrative law remedies.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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