Explores in greater depth the principles examined in LAW204 and considers important aspects of review of administrative action not covered in that unit. Alternative extrajudicial review systems, including Ombudsmen, independent appeal tribunals and internal review systems are examined as well as the Federal and State systems of review which are studied in some detail -- especially freedom of information legislation. Topics may include subordinate legislation dealing with corruption, and administrative remedies. Various jurisdictions will be compared including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United Kingdom and other countries depending on availability of resources and staff expertise.
ASSESSMENT: Major 3,000 to 5,000-word assignment (55%), minor 1,500-word essay (20%), selective reflective journal (15%), class participation (10%).
TEACHING PATTERN: 5x50-min workshops fortnightly
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.