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Report 47 - The Scope of Judicial Review 2006

Administrative Review Council report

Administrative law
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The Scope of Judicial Review

The purpose of the discussion paper is to explore the desirable balance between the right of an individual to test the legality of administrative action by way of judicial review and the need to ensure that as a result of the exercise of this right, the work of government is not unreasonably frustrated.

The report addresses Constitutional and policy considerations relevant to the scope of judicial review. The report concludes with a framework of indicative principles in relation to the scope of judicial review.​​