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MLL324 - Administrative Law

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
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:

J Kotzmann (Trimester 1), M Mc Shane (Trimester 3)

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 3 x 1 hour classes plus 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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.


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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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