Bachelor of Laws: Administrative Law

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Administrative law

The legal principles governing the relationship between the government and the governed.The exercise of power by decision makers, including the state (the Crown), ministers, departmental officers, tribunals, boards, and commissions must be based on legal authority. The source of that legal authority may be statute or the common law, which includes prerogative power.
(Encyclopaedic Australian Legal Dictionary, 2016)



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Administrative Law Resources

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