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(p. 259) 12. The nature of judicial review 

(p. 259) 12. The nature of judicial review
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(p. 259) 12. The nature of judicial review
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Neil Parpworth

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10.1093/he/9780198747529.003.0012
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date: 27 February 2020

Judicial review is a procedure whereby the courts determine the lawfulness of the exercise of executive power. It is concerned with the legality of the decision-making process as opposed to the merits of the actual decision. This chapter discusses the supervisory jurisdiction of the courts, procedural reform, the rule in O’Reilly v Mackman, the public law/private law distinction, collateral challenge, exclusion of judicial review, and the procedure for judicial review.

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