Simple, Fair, and Discretionary Administrative Law

Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 99, 2008

Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 34/2012

21 Pages Posted: 7 Aug 2008 Last revised: 10 Aug 2012

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Dean R. Knight

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Date Written: June 1, 2008

Abstract

This article discusses the immense contribution Lord Cooke made to the development of administrative law in New Zealand. It focuses on his desire for simplicity, his pursuit of fairness and his acceptance of discretion. In particular, this article examines the different ways this tripartite set of themes manifest themselves in and throughout the orthodox tripartite grounds of judicial review in New Zealand.

Keywords: Administrative Law, Judicial Review, New Zealand, Lord Cooke of Thorndon

Suggested Citation

Knight, Dean R., Simple, Fair, and Discretionary Administrative Law (June 1, 2008). Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 99, 2008, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 34/2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1180002

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