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Human Rights, Civil Liberties & Public Law
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to inform the listener of the detailed, specific procedure for making a judicial review application. It also aims to help the listener if their case in practice has unusual elements, and explains to the listener exactly how their case will be dealt with by the courts.

After completing the course you will:
  • Be up to date with the rules regarding the procedure for judicial review applications;
  • Be aware of the specific rules applying to judicial review cases;
  • Understand how the court will deal with a judicial review application;
  • Be aware of elements in particular cases that may require specific procedures.
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Human Rights Act 1998;
  • Civil Procedure Rules ;
  • Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223;
  • Cowl and others v Plymouth City Council [2001] EWCA Civ 1935;
  • R (on the application of Corner House Research) v The Secretary of State for Trade And Industry [2005] EWCA Civ 192;
  • R (on the application of Mount Cook Land Ltd and another) v Westminster City Council [2004] 1 PLR 29;
  • R v Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, ex parte Ghebregiogis (1994) 27 HLR 602.

This podcast details the procedure from start to finish of applying for judicial review. It considers many different scenarios that solicitors and barristers could be faced with in a judicial review application, and explains the test that the court will apply when deciding a judicial review case.

Podcast Added: 23/12/2008

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