COMPARATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
2012/2013, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4142 ( 4 ) / LL5142 ( 4 ) / LL6142 ( 4 )
This course is intended to build upon the foundation laid by LC2007 Public Law. It will address the inter-relationship among the branches of government, specifically the judicial and executive branches. It will do so through a comparative and contextualized examination of administrative law, drawing on case studies from both common law and civil law jurisdictions, including Singapore, Australia and Indonesia. Topics to be covered include:
Administrative law principles and theory
Trends and challenges of accountability in the administrative state
The principles of judicial review
Institutions of administrative law: courts, agencies and tribunals
Global administrative law
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.
3hr weekly seminar
Reading guide and course materials are available in the workbin.
Mode of Assessment:
Class Performance - 20%; Class Presentation - 20% & Research Paper - 60% [Due: Sat 10 November 2012 (11pm)]