- Code LAWS8149
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Law School
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Law
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in Fundamentals of Government and Commercial Law. It covers material, particularly of current or topical nature, primarily in the Administrative law area. The aim is to give students an opportunity to explore in more depth topics which are of particular interest to them or which are clearly of contemporary relevance. It also covers material of an immediate practical relevance for practitioners, such as information access principles.
There are four thematic areas around which the course will be fashioned and from within these areas topics will be drawn as follows:
- Commercial law as it impacts on government
- Impact on Administrative law of commercialisation, privatisation and outsourcing
- Administrative law in a regulatory context
- Information access and other framework issues
- Protection of privacy in public/private sectors
- Investigative bodies including Ombudsman and misconduct commissioners
- Whistleblower & Protection of Public Sector Disclosure legislation
- Freedom of Information/Archives legislation
- Theoretical elements of Administrative law in a commercial context
- Theories which can be applied to Administrative law in a commercial context
- Accountability trends
- Regulatory theory as it impacts on Administrative law
- Practical application of principles of Administrative law
- Executive power and Administrative law (eg Tampa)
- Damages as an Administrative law remedy
- Alternatives to external review (eg internal review, codes of conduct service charters)
- Interaction of Administrative law and human rights, and anti-discrimination principles
- Rule-making and government and commercial law.
Students must rely on the Approved Assessment which will be posted to the course homepage on the ANU Law website, prior to the commencement of the course.
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26 Contact Hours (Intensive Delivery)
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