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LAW3202 Administrative Law

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business and Law
School or Department : School of Law
Version produced : 21 July 2014


Pre-requisite: LAW1201 and LAW1202

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at


Government departments and officials constantly make decisions that affect the rights and interests of individuals. Administrative law is the body of common law, statute law and procedural rules that define the extent of the powers and responsibilities held by administrative agencies of the Australian government. It is a system that supervises and regulates bureaucratic actions and government institutions. This course examines the rights of individuals to challenge government decisions and actions and considers the kinds of processes that government bodies need to follow in order to be seen to have followed correct process. Students will be asked to evaluate the effectiveness of administrative law principles and institutions in ensuring good and transparent decision-making by governments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2013 External