Constitutional and Administrative Law (12th edition)

ISBN : 9780192856579

Neil Parpworth
624 Pages
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Apr 2022
Core Texts Series
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Constitutional and Administrative Law guides readers through the key principles of public law, examining significant cases and recent developments along the way. The book's broad coverage is presented in a concise and easy-to-read format, while chapter summaries and self-test questions help reinforce knowledge. Highly praised by students and lecturers alike, Constitutional and Administrative Law is a must for undergraduates of all levels. Digital formats and resources The twelfth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources. * The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks * The online resources include: bi-annual updates on the latest key developments in public law, and self-test questions on key topics, with feedback, providing an opportunity for students to test and consolidate their learning.


Part I: Fundamental Principles of the Constitution
1 The meaning of a constitution
2 Separation of powers
3 Rule of law
4 The legislative supremacy of Parliament
Part II: The Institutional Framework of the Constitution
5 Parliament
6 The European Union
7 The structure of the United Kingdom and devolution
Part III: Sources of the Constitution
8 Primary and secondary legislation
9 EU law
10 Constitutional conventions
11 Judge-made law
12 The royal prerogative
Part IV: Judicial Review of Administrative Action
13 The nature of judicial review
14 The grounds for judicial review
15 Judicial review remedies
Part V: Alternative Means of Redress
16 Tribunals, inquiries, and the ombudsmen remedy
Part VI: Civil Liberties
17 Freedoms and liberties in the United Kingdom
18 Freedom of expression
19 Police powers
20 Freedom of assembly and public order

About the author: 

Neil Parpworth is Associate Professor of Law at De Montfort University. His teaching and publishing interests lie in the fields of constitutional and administrative law, civil liberties and human rights, and environmental law.

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