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(p. 492) 10. Judicial Review: The Grounds 

(p. 492) 10. Judicial Review: The Grounds
(p. 492) 10. Judicial Review: The Grounds

Brian Thompson

and Michael Gordon

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date: 18 May 2021

Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts and to show how legal principles are developed. This chapter introduces the nature and constitutional role of judicial review. It then examines the various grounds of review, which have been placed in three classes: illegality, procedural impropriety, and irrationality. The chapter also discusses the substantive aspect of legitimate expectations and the relationship between irrationality and proportionality in pure domestic law.

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