This edition covers the many significant developments that have occurred since publication of the previous edition. These include the increased impact of Community Law, the revival of interest in "habeous corpus" as an alternative to judicial review, and the Scott Report and civil service changes.
Hood Phillips: Constitutional and Administrative Law is widely recognised as the leading text in its field and the most comprehensive guide to this increasingly complex area of law. This edition has been extensively revised within the existing structure to include changes and provide a contemporary survey of all aspects of public law in the United Kingdom. It includes: * Material on the devolution of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland incorporating the 1998 Devolution Statutes * Parliamentary procedure, privilege, electoral law, standards in public administration following the Nolan Report and reform of the House of Lords * The Human Rights Act 1998 and its implications * The Pinochet litigation