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Unit details

MLL324 - Administrative Law

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

M Bagaric

Prerequisite:MLL323
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 4 x 1 hour classes per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit initially examines the sources, nature and limits of discretionary administrative power. It then examines judicial review of administrative action including review of 'law-making' and administrative decision making. The scope, limits, grounds and remedies available to courts of law will be canvassed in some detail. These will then be contrasted with extra judicial modes of review by administrative tribunals and by the ombudsmen. Finally the unit involves consideration of methods of obtaining information from government agencies, including FOI laws.

Assessment

Assignment (Take Home Problem Question) 3000 words 50%, Examination (Closed Book) 2 hours 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1260$1260$2960$3059

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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