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Public law

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Maurice Sunkin, Andrew P. Le Sueur
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London ; New York : Longman, 1997
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Longman law series.
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Additional Format

Online version: Le Sueur, A.P. (Andrew P.). Public law. London ; New York: Longman, 1997 (OCoLC)741750849

Short Description

XXXII, 754 pages ; 24 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Andrew Le Sueur and Maurice Sunkin.
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 8 editions
  • First edition Date: 1997
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3930
  • Dewey Code: 342.41
  • ISBN: 0582087309 9780582087309
  • OCLC: 35360925

Main Contents

Tables of Cases and statutes Part A: Perspectives on the Constitution 1. What is Public Law? 2. The case studies. 3. An institutional approach. 4. The policy cycle and public law. 5. Power and Public Law. 6. Principles of Limited Government. Part B: The Legal Basis of Government action. 7. The legal basis of government action – Introduction. 8. Acts of Parliament. 9. Case Study – Sunday Trading Act. 10. Delegated legislation: making statutory instruments. 11. Case Study: Making Board and Lodging Regulations. 12. Perogative and non- statutory powers. 13. Euro-legislation. 14. Case study: Making the Working Time Directive. Part C: Challenging and Scrutinising Public Power 15. Challenging and Scrutinising Public Power: an overview. 16. Parliamentary scrutinising of government action. 17. Case study: GCHQ Union Ban scrutinised in Parliament. 18. Ombudsmen. 19. Tribunals. 20. Introductory Judicial Review. 21. Access to Judicial Review. 22. Is Judicial Review appropriate? 23. Illegality. 24. Judicial Review of discretionary power. 25. Common Law fairness. 26. Judicial Remedies against public authorities. 27. Case Study: Legal Challenges to the Board and Lodging Regulations. 28. Case Study: Legal Challenges to the GCHQ Union Ban. 29. Euro-litigation. 30. Case Study: Sunday Trading Litigation. Index.

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An innovative and comprehensive text, containing highly readable coverage of public law with imaginative use of case studies illustrating the concept of public law process.

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