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LA3006 - Administrative Law

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject examines the nature and scope of Commonwealth and State administrative decisions and the principles and procedures by which these decisions can be examined, reviewed and/or challenged. This will include: access to government information, including freedom of information, information privacy protection and whistleblowers; Ombudsman review; merits review, including Administrative Appeals Tribunal; judicial review under the general law and under statute; standing; and remedies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain key theories and concepts underpinning administrative law;
  • Analyse the methods of judicial and non-judicial review available at Commonwealth and State level;
  • Consider and apply complex political, social and cultural dynamics that influence the development of Australia's administrative law and appropriate reforms.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (70%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (10%) - Group.
Prerequisites: LA2019 and LA2020

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours tutorials - Synthesising session 1 hour per week
  • 26 hours workshops - 2 hours per week
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours tutorials - Synthesising session 1 hour per week
  • 26 hours workshops - 2 hours per week
  • assessment and self-directed study

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • 13 hours online Tutorials - Online collaborate sessions 1 hour per week
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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