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Monetary Awards for Public Law Wrongs: Australia's Resistant Legal Landscape

Rock, Ellen; Weeks, Gregory


The idea of introducing a monetary remedy for harm arising out of the misdirected exercise of public power has waxed and waned in popularity in Australia over the years. Though few would dispute the intuitive appeal of the sentiment that wrongs should not go unremedied, the question of how harm arising from maladministration could, or should, be repaired remains unresolved. This article canvasses a number of the potential justifications for the creation of such a remedy, before noting the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: University of New South Wales Law Journal
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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