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The Independent Review of Administrative Law: The Government Response and Consultation Exercise

Paul Craig - 22nd March 2021

In two earlier blogs I considered the IRAL Panel’s Report and a central feature of the government response, which was premised on the assumption that courts were exceeding the bounds of their authority when reviewing decisions of public bodies. This constituted the introduction to a longer government document, ‘The Government Response to the Independent Review […]

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The Independent Review of Administrative Law-The Government Response

Paul Craig - 20th March 2021

The government’s response to the Panel’s report was brief, Judicial Review: Proposals for Reform – Ministry of Justice – Citizen Space. It welcomed the Report, and made clear that it intended to pursue reforms proposed by the Panel concerning the Cart judgment and suspended quashing orders. It also indicated that it would be pressing forward […]

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The Independent Review of Administrative Law-The Panel Report

Paul Craig - 20th March 2021

The Report of the Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL) was made public on 16 March. It stretches to 195 pages in total, although one third of this comprises annexes and the like. This blog considers the Report of the Panel; an accompanying blog addresses the government response. The IRAL Panel is refreshingly open and […]

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