Administrative Law in Canada, 5th Edition
"The aim of this book is to unravel the mysteries and complexities of Administrative Law so that they may be understood by all."
-From the Foreword
The Latest Rules of the Game
Since 1992, Administrative Law in Canada has helped tribunal members and participants across Canada to understand the roles they play and the rules that tribunals must follow. In the fifth edition, author Sara Blake explains the latest developments relating to the powers and procedures of the many and varied public officials, boards and agencies that exercise statutory authority. Advice and insights apply to municipal, environmental, immigration, labour and employment, professional discipline and all other areas of administrative law in Canada.
Whether you serve on a tribunal, appear in proceedings before tribunals or make decisions pursuant to statutory powers, you'll find information to make your job easier:
- Where do I find the rules of the game?
- What kind of notice or disclosure should be given to the affected parties?
- What evidence should a tribunal consider in making its decision?How does the tribunal make its decision?
- What is the scope of tribunal's decision-making powers?
- How should I proceed if I believe a tribunal may be biased against me?
- How do I apply to a court for judicial review of a tribunal decision?
- Which standard of review applies?
- What judicial remedies may be awarded?
What's New in this Edition?
- Fully updated administrative law case references - contains the most recent cases from all levels of court since publication of the fourth edition in 2006, including significant lower court decisions
- Practice before tribunals - includes updates to notice, disclosure, evidence, settlements, discretion, bias and more
- Judicial review procedure - explains the different procedures across Canada for obtaining judicial review of statutory decisions
- Chapter on the scope of judicial review - details the standard of review that courts now use to review administrative tribunal decisions, stemming from Dunsmuir
A Portable, Easy-to-Understand Reference for...
- Non-lawyer participants, including tribunal members and parties before tribunals, who need straightforward answers to their questions
- Lawyers and judges seeking a source for quick answers to questions as they arise, plus up-to-date administrative law case references as a starting point for research
- Students in administrative law courses, as well as law clerk and paralegal courses, who need to understand how the tribunal process works
Table of contents
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Part I – Proceedings Before the Tribunal
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Tribunal Procedure
Chapter 3: Discretion and Bias
Chapter 4: Decision-Making Powers
Chapter 5: Rule-Making Powers
Part II – Review of Tribunal's Action
Chapter 6: Appeals from Tribunal Decisions
Chapter 7: Judicial Review Procedure
Chapter 8: Scope of Judicial Review
Chapter 9: Judicial Remedies