Administrative Law

Course Code: PLBA 2001

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course covers the fundamental principles of administrative law as they shape governmental action and delegation of powers to administrative tribunals. The course systematically analyzes the rules of natural justice and their codification in the Statutory Powers Procedures Act, which ensures procedural fairness in administrative tribunal proceedings. Special attention is given to the applicability of charter protection and charter remedies in redressing unfairness in quasi-judicial proceedings. The scope of judicial review in Ontario is examined under the regime prescribed by the Judicial Review Procedure Act and in surveying the different standards of review developed by the courts.