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Administrative law in context / edited by Colleen M. Flood and Lorne Sossin.


Public Safety Canada Library


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KE 5015 A35 2008




Includes bibliographical references and index.


xxxii, 439 p. ; 25 cm.


This introductory text discusses the general principles of administrative law, the context in which administrative decision-making occurs, and how administrative boards and tribunals work in practice.



1. An introduction to (the effervescence of) administrative law. -- 2. The tools of the administrative state and the regulatory mix. -- 3. Dogs and tails: remedies in administrative law. -- 4. Governments in miniature: The rule of law in the administrative state. -- 5. The duty of fairness - From Nicholson to Baker and beyond. -- 6. Independence, impartiality, and bias. -- 7. The charter and administrative law: cross-fertilization in public law. -- 8. Standard of review: the pragmatic and functional test. -- 9. A fine romance? the modern standards of review in theory and practice. -- 10. Keeping a check on discretion. -- 11. Administering security: the limits of administrative law in the national security state. -- 12. The role of international human rights norms in administrative law. -- 13. Regulations and rule-making: the dilemma of delegation. -- 14. Getting the story out: accountability and the law of public inquiries. -- 15. Access to administrative justice and other worries. -- 16. Advocacy before administrative tribunals.


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