1 x 110-minute lecture weekly
1 x 50-minute tutorial fortnightly
1 Admission into BLAWLP-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1a Admission into BLAWLPG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
1b Admission into BLAWLPR-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1c Admission into BLAWLPRG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
1d Admission into BLAWLPRH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)
1e Admission into BLAWLPRGH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry) (Honours)
2 1 of LLAW1213, LLAW1103
3 1 of LLAW1212, LLAW1104
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e) and 2 and 3)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of LLAW2107, LLAW3311 has been successfully completed
Topic description
Merits Review: including theAdministrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975(Cth);Freedom of Information Act 1982(Cth);Ombudsman Act 1976(Cth) and State equivalents where applicable. The Privacy Acts and Whistleblower Legislation will also be considered.
Educational aims

This topic aims to assist students to:

  • Understand the principles of merits review
  • Analyse merits review problems
  • Apply the principles to the problems
  • Advise clients on solutions to the problems
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Know the elements of merits review
  2. Analyse merits review problems
  3. Propose solutions to such problems
  4. Distinguish and critique various forms of legal accountability