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Accountability Mechanisms

A. C. L. Davies

in Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter starts the process of developing a framework of public law norms for internal contracts by setting out a policy to guide that development. It proposes that governments can be viewed as ... More


Fitting In: The Role of Contracts in the Context of Other Accountability Mechanisms

A. C. L. Davies

in Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents the empirical data starting with a consideration of the accountability mechanisms which surrounded contracts between purchasers and providers. The first part of the chapter ... More


Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Nicholas Bamforth and Peter Leyland (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Accountability is regarded as a central feature of modern constitutionalism. At a general level, this prominence is perhaps unsurprising, given the long history of the idea. However, in many ... More


Accountability and the Foundations of British Democracy—the Public Interest and Public Service Principles

Dawn Oliver

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the purposes of accountability mechanisms in the UK's constitutional arrangements. Politicians and public officials in the UK work within a ‘web’ of accountability mechanisms. ... More


Accountability and Judicial Review in the UK and EU: Central Precepts

Paul Craig

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Judicial review is regarded as one method to secure accountability in all developed legal systems. Discussion of accountability entails, however, not merely estimation of the relative efficacy of ... More


The Political Economy of Financial Regulation

John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer, and Jennifer Payne

in Principles of Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198786474
eISBN:
9780191828782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786474.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Financial regulation is not independent of the process by which it is made. This process is often characterized by self-interested regulators whose decisions are influenced by politicians and other ... More


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