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(p. 532) 17. Boundaries of Judicial Review 

(p. 532) 17. Boundaries of Judicial Review
(p. 532) 17. Boundaries of Judicial Review

Sir William Wade

and Christopher Forsyth

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date: 26 January 2021

This chapter discusses the scope of judicial review. Judicial review is a procedure for obtaining the remedies specified in the Senior Courts Act 1981, namely the quashing order, the prohibiting order, and the mandatory order and declaration and injunction. The scope of judicial review, therefore, is the same as the scope of these remedies. Their boundaries, as set out already, are fairly clear, but in the non-statutory area they are uncertain.

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