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

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

Spring Term 2023

Lectures

Section Capacity Dates + Times Instructor(s)
LECTURE A1
(61329)
25
2023-05-08 - 2023-06-14
MTWH 10:00 - 11:20 (LC 197)
Primary Instructor: Philip Bryden