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Records, Reasons and Rationality in Judicial Control of Administrative Power: England, the US and Australia

Cane, Peter


This article analyses, from historical and comparative perspectives, three closely related concepts of administrative law - namely records, reasons and rationality. It finds that the concept of the 'administrative record' is far more significant in United States administrative law than in either English or Australian administrative law, and suggests why this might be so. The importance of the record in US law explains why it imposes stronger obligations on administrators to give reasons than...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Israel Law Review
DOI: 10.1017/S002122371500014X


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