PRINCIPLES OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

LAW3ADN

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject principally examines the limitations on the power of the federal and state executive governments to make decisions, and the legal mechanisms available to aggrieved persons for challenging and reviewing the exercise of such powers. The mechanisms examined at the federal level include judicial review of administrative action under the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 (Cth), merits review by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and investigation by the Commonwealth Ombudsman and Information Commissioner.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDarren O'Donovan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorial preparation and end-of-semester assignment is a relevant learning activity

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesLAW2STA AND LAW1LIM AND (LAW1PPL OR LAW2PPL)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Control of Government Action

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorR Creyke, J McMillan & M Groves

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeCurrent

PublisherLEXISNEXIS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Administrative Law

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJ Barnes and R Douglas

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLexisNexis Butterworths

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Be able, as a foundation for Administrative Law analysis and opinion, to research and analyse legislative language
02. Be able to compose legal opinions which address, in an informed way, a range of problems calling for advice based on Administrative Law.
03. Be able to express, by means of legal drafting, the possible outcome of an application to a review mechanism.
04. Be able to evaluate the likely effectiveness, in meeting a client's goals, of any recourse to Administrative Law review mechanisms by the client.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDarren O'Donovan

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-line quizzes (500 words equivalent) Multiple choice

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1

In semester feedback exercise (1,200 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

End of Semester Assignment (Judicial Review Case File) (2,200 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

End of Semester Assignment (Merits Review Decision File) (1,000 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDarren O'Donovan

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-line quizzes (500 words equivalent) Multiple choice

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1

In semester feedback exercise (1,200 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

End of Semester Assignment (Judicial Review Case File) (2,200 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

End of Semester Assignment (Merits Review Decision File) (1,000 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4