Semester 2, 2017

LAWS5102: Administrative Law Comprehensive Exam notes

46 pages

22,183 words



These notes summarises all examinable lectures slides and relevant textbook chapters. The notes are set out logically such that you are able to tackle a problem question with ease, clearly outlining the steps required and the case authorities for the propositions (all colour coded!)

They are designed so that it is easy to follow under time pressure in an exam setting.

These notes also include comprehensive case summaries required for the essay component of the exam (Jurisdictional error - Craig v South Australia, Plaintiff S157, Kirk v Industrial Court of NSW, Australian Broadcasting Tribunal v Bond, Salerno v National Crime Authority, Edelsten v Health Insurance Commission, Right to Life association v Secretary, Department of Human Services and Heath, Roche Products v National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee, Griffith University v Tang)

Topics include:
- Jurisdictional pre-requisites
- Procedural fairness threshold
- Procedural fairness content
- Procedures required by law
- Decisions not authorised by enactment
- Rule against delegation (decision not authorised)
- Improper exercise of power
- Remedies (Certiorari, prohibition, mandamus, injunction, declaration)
- Statutory judicial review remedies (ADJR Act)