LAW 450 - Administrative Law

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Law

Designed to provide an understanding of the legal constraints courts have placed on the behavior of administrative tribunals and government departments. Topics to be discussed: What is Administrative Law? How the courts supervise the acts and decisions of administrative bodies. Pitfalls to be avoided by administrative officers: errors of fact and law; excesses of discretion; breach of natural justice. How administrative acts and decisions may be attacked by an aggrieved citizen: remedies. Appeal and review, time limits, locus standi, choice of remedy, procedure. How to avoid attacks by aggrieved citizens. The practical outcome; strength of review. Recent trends in Administrative Law in Canada.

No syllabi

Fall Term 2022

Lectures

Section Capacity Dates + Times Instructor(s)
LECTURE A1
(37199)
50
2022-09-07 - 2022-12-07
MW 15:30 - 16:50 (LC 201A)
Primary Instructor: Matthew Woodley
LECTURE A2
(39200)
45
2022-09-07 - 2022-12-07
TH 09:00 - 10:20 (LC 105)
Primary Instructor: Philip Bryden
LECTURE X01
(33862)
50
2022-09-07 - 2022-12-07
T 18:00 - 21:00 (LC 201A)
Primary Instructor: Gregory Plester
Primary Instructor: Michael Gunther

Winter Term 2023

Lectures

Section Capacity Dates + Times Instructor(s)
LECTURE B1
(40006)
50
2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
TH 09:00 - 10:20 (LC 201A)
Primary Instructor: Matthew Lewans