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Constitutional & administrative law

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Hilaire Barnett, Robert Jago
  • Biografical Information: Hilaire Barnett, BA, LLM, is Reader in Law, Queen Mary College, University of London.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London ; Portland, Or. : Cavendish Pub., 2004
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Other titles: Constitutional and administrative law
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Short Description

Lxxiii, 870 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Constitutional & administrative law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Hilaire Barnett.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 98 editions
  • First edition Date: 1995
  • Last edition Date: 2016
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3989
  • Dewey Code: 342.41
  • ISBN: 1859419275 9781859419274
  • OCLC: 56322856

Publisher Description:

The fifth edition of Hilaire Barnett's Constitutional Administrative Law is published at a time of continuing constitutional development and reform. Membership of the European Union has expanded from fifteen to twenty-five states. House of Lords reform is ongoing, now with plans to abolish the office of Lord Chancellor, establish a new Supreme Court and introduce a new system of judicial appointments. Other significant areas of reform discussed in the book include the police and police powers, asylum and immigration law.
Constitutional Administrative Law provides a clear exposition of the major features of the UK's constitution and a comprehensive summary of recent developments. The book has been consciously designed to meet the needs of students undertaking a constitutional and administrative law course, whether full or part time, and provides comprehensive coverage of the syllabus drawn from a wide range of sources.

Main Contents

Introduction: The Scope of Constitutional Law; Sources of the Constitution; Evolution of the Structure of the United Kingdom; The Rule of Law; The Separation of Powers; The Royal Prerogative; Parliamentary Sovereignty; Structures and Institutions; European Community Law and National Law; Central Government; Responsible Government; Devolution and Local Government; The Electoral System; Introduction to the House of Commons; The Legislative Process; Scrutiny of the Executive; The House of Lords; Parliamentary Privilege; The Protection of Human Rights; Freedom from Discrimination; Freedom of Expression and Privacy; Freedom of Association and Assembly; The Police and Police Powers; Citizenship, Immigration and Extradition; State Security; Judicial Review: Introduction, Jurisdiction and Procedure; The Grounds for Judicial Review; Commissioners for Administration: 'Ombudsmen'.

Summary Note

Provides an exposition of the features of the UK's constitution and a summary of the developments. This book has been designed to meet the needs of students undertaking a constitutional and administrative law course, and provides coverage of the syllabus drawn from a range of sources. '''

Table of Contents

General Introduction
Fundamental Constitutional Concepts
The European Community and Union
Central Government
Devolution and Local Government
Individual Freedoms and Human Rights
The Police and Police Powers
Nationality, Immigration and Asylum
State Security
Judicial Review of Administrative Action.

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