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LAWS77-534: Canadian Administrative Law

Description

Canadian Administrative Law is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject will provide an introduction to the basic principles of Canadian administrative law. These principles govern the activities of administrative bodies and the relationship between the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. The areas discussed will include procedural fairness, judicial review, the standard of analysis for substantive review, bias and independence, discretion, the application of the Charter to administrative decision making, and the remedies available with respect to administrative decisions. The subject will serve as a foundation for further study and practice in a wide range of areas, including health, environment, immigration, labour relations, professional regulation, education, and securities law.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeLAWS77-534
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310

Learning outcomes

1. Understand current Canadian administrative law and apply that law to complex factual situations. 1. Understand current Canadian administrative law and apply that law to complex factual situations. 2. Demonstrate legal research skills relevant to Canadian administrative law. 2. Demonstrate legal research skills relevant to Canadian administrative law. 3. Understand the principles and debates underlying the current state of Canadian administrative law, recognise areas of uncertainty in the current law, and identify/recommend potential changes in the law. 3. Understand the principles and debates underlying the current state of Canadian administrative law, recognise areas of uncertainty in the current law, and identify/recommend potential changes in the law.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?

Must be admitted into a Masters Law degree OR be an approved Law Study Abroad OR Law Exchange student.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Anti-requisites: ?

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021