Constitutional and Administrative Law

Tenth edition

by John Alder

Table of contents

PART I: THE FRAMEWORK OF THE CONSTITUTION

  1. Introduction: Constitutional Themes and Structures
  2. Underlying Political Traditions
  3. The Sources of the Constitution
  4. Historical Outline
  5. An Overview of the Main Institutions of the UK Constitution

PART II: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES

  1. The Rule of Law
  2. The Separation of Powers
  3. Parliamentary Sovereignty

PART III: INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS OF THE CONSTITUTION

  1. The State and the Outside World
  2. The European Union

PART IV: GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS

  1. Parliament: Constitutional Position
  2. The Composition of Parliament and Parliamentary Elections
  3. Parliamentary Procedure
  4. The Crown
  5. Ministers and Departments
  6. Devolution

PART V: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

  1. The Grounds of Judicial Review, I: Illegality and Ultra Vires
  2. The Grounds of Judicial Review, II: Beyond Ultra Vires
  3. Judicial Review Remedies
  4. Administrative Justice

PART IV: FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

  1. Human Rights and Civil Liberties
  2. The Human Rights Act 1998
  3. Freedoms of Expression and Assembly
  4. Exceptional Powers: Security, State Secrecy and Emergencies