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Consistency in administrative law

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This chapter argues that English law should require administrative officials to treat like cases alike. The exception is if an official is more likely to decide a case correctly than the official who decided a previous and like case. The burden should be on the claimant to prove that his or her case was treated differently than a previous and like case. The burden should be on the official to show that he or she falls within the scope of the exception. Although these claims are relatively mod...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Role:
Editor
ORCID:
0000-0003-1333-5005
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Role:
Editor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Host title:
Philosophical Foundations of Law
Chapter number:
36
Pages:
488-497
Publication date:
2023-04-18
Acceptance date:
2022-04-13
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EISBN:
9780191948046
ISBN:
9780192857248
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1250506
Local pid:
pubs:1250506
Deposit date:
2022-04-13

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