Government Accountability Australian Administrative Law

by Judith Bannister, Gabrielle Appleby, Anna Olijnyk, Joanna Howe

Government Accountability Australian Administrative Law Synopsis

Government Accountability: Australian Administrative Law offers an accessible introduction to administrative law in Australia by reference to its guiding principle, accountability. The book explores the complex theory underlying this area of law through the inclusion of many examples and with an emphasis on practicalities. It introduces the multifaceted nature of government, its structure, powers and actions. It explains and analyses in detail the principles and mechanisms of administrative law in a way that equips students to employ them in the context of new and unfamiliar cases. Throughout the book, the theory, law and practice of Australian administrative law are explored by reference to the overarching concept of accountability. Government Accountability is a concise introduction to administrative law in Australia that clearly explains the intricacies of the field and provides readers with the theoretical and practical knowledge to analyse the decisions and actions of government.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781107667884
Publication date: 21st November 2014
Author: Judith Bannister, Gabrielle Appleby, Anna Olijnyk, Joanna Howe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 665 pages
Categories: Constitutional & administrative law,

About Judith Bannister, Gabrielle Appleby, Anna Olijnyk, Joanna Howe

Dr Judith Bannister is a Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide. Judith researches and teaches in Administrative Law and Intellectual Property. She has combined these fields to develop her research in the regulation of information access: her work integrates freedom of information, copyright and confidential information. She has a Ph.D. from the Australian National University in the field of information law. In 2015 Judith will be a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London researching a comparative FOI project. Dr Gabrielle Appleby is a Senior Lecturer at ...

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