Judicial review principles

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Judicial review is an equitable remedy. The court has discretion to make an award in successful claims, which it will only exercise where it is just and appropriate to do...

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Although it may not be possible to prevent a claimant from issuing a claim for judicial review, the more robust the decision-making process employed by a public body, the...

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This table shows the differences between litigation and the main different forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Type of...

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Disclosure (stating that a document exists or has existed) in judicial review proceedings is expected to be achieved through compliance with the duty of candour rather...

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What is Judicial Review? Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by public bodies. This...

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Background to judicial review in Scotland Judicial review represents the means by which the courts control the exercise of governmental power. Judicial review has...

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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member...

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There is no single, universal answer to the question whether a particular organisation is treated, in law, as a public authority. Rather, on one hand the courts have...

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