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The Exercise of Discretionary Powers I

D. J. Galligan

in Discretionary Powers: A Legal Study of Official Discretion

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256526
eISBN:
9780191681653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256526.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

The strategies of legal regulation of discretionary authority may be divided into two broad categories: one is concerned with participatory procedures to ensure the representation of groups and ... More


The Exercise of Discretionary Powers, II

D. J. Galligan

in Discretionary Powers: A Legal Study of Official Discretion

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256526
eISBN:
9780191681653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256526.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

In the light of the various influences, practical and normative, discussed in the preceding chapter, this chapter first considers whether any guidance can be suggested in the design of decision ... More


Controlling Public Expenditure

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

The Treasury continues to exercise detailed control of public spending by scrutinizing management plans. This chapter examines how effective is the Treasury's control in these issues and other ... More


Controlling Public Expenditure More Effectively?

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

Through the 1990s, pressures for more public spending continued unabated, and governments continued to attempt to restrain the growth of the aggregate, and to decide upon the allocation of ... More


The Governor's ‘Acutely Controversial’ Role

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The governor is the ‘linchpin of the constitutional apparatus of the state’, reported the Sarkaria Commission in 1988. His role ‘has emerged as one of the key issues in Union–State relations’. ... More


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