This two-day Introduction to Administrative Law programme has been developed for civil servants and staff working in public sector agencies, offices and local authorities. The course will introduce participants to the core principles and legal rules that govern judicial review and the legal process involved in administrative law. It will also examine specific instances in which judicial review arises, with an emphasis on how litigation can avoided.
Upon completion of this course, participants will:
– Have a practical understanding of administrative law
– Understand how a judicial review case is run
– Appreciate the limits that the law places on their decision making powers
– Be able to identify potential areas of litigation within their decision making powers
– Understand how judicial review litigation may be avoided
The course will cover the following areas:
– Introduction to the principles of administrative law
– Decisions subject to judicial review
– Remedies available in judicial review
– Practical application of adminsitrative law to decision making roles
– Accountability within Government Departments and other Public Sector organisations
Dates: 2-3 November 2017 (Two Days)
Venue: Institute of Public Administration
Fee: The cost of this course is €810 for Corporate Members of the Institute, €900 for others. Fee includes course material, lunch and refreshments.
Sarah Reid LLB LLM BL will lead this two day course. Sarah is a practising barrister and law lecturer and offers a practical as well as academic understanding of the law in this area.