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Human Rights Controls on the Delegate

Catherine M Donnelly

in Delegation of Governmental Power to Private Parties: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298242
eISBN:
9780191711626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298242.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the extent to which private delegates are bound by human rights obligations in the three jurisdictions. First, a justification for the extension of human rights obligations to ... More


Monism and Dualism: The Impact of Private Authority on the Dichotomy Between National and International Law

Christine Chinkin

in New Perspectives on the Divide Between National and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231942
eISBN:
9780191716140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231942.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers some of the implications of different forms of private authority for the dichotomy between national and international law. Section 2 considers the contemporary significance of ... More


State Responsibility and Comparative State Liability for Administrative and Legislative Harm to Economic Interests

Irmgard Marboe

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter compares the concepts of State responsibility under international law and State liability for economic harm suffered by private persons. It contains a comparison of the rules on State ... More


Obligations of Public Authorities

Sudhir Naib

in The Right to Information Act 2005: A Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067474
eISBN:
9780199081226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067474.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at the guidelines for public authorities and their respective obligations under the RTI Act, 2005. It presents important decisions of the Central Information Commission (CIC) and ... More


Creative Interpretations: Normative Twists

Ingo Venzke

in How Interpretation Makes International Law: On Semantic Change and Normative Twists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657674
eISBN:
9780191753114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657674.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter engages in a normative assessment of international lawmaking by way of interpretation. It first studies the bittersweet taste of justice in legal discourse and juxtaposes diverging views ... More


The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter reprints the full text of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, which was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 24 April 2002 and received Royal Assent on 28 May 2002. The Act ... More


Liability of Public Authorities

Cees van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199227679
eISBN:
9780191710414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227679.003.0018
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter deals with one of the most disputed topics in tort law in Europe: liability of public authorities. The link with public law is the most obvious complicated factor, combined with the role ... More


Restitution from Public Authorities

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter is concerned with the application of the grounds of restitution and principles in one particular context, namely, where a restitutionary claim is brought against public authorities. ... More


Recent Reforms in Australia to the Law of Negligence with Particular Reference to the Liability of Public Authorities

David Ipp

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0044
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the insurance crisis in Australia in 2001, and the recent reforms in Australia to the law of negligence with particular reference to the liability of public authorities.


Legitimacy in the Multi-level European Polity

Fritz W. Scharpf

in The Twilight of Constitutionalism?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199585007
eISBN:
9780191723469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585007.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter develops a theoretical framework which distinguishes between the sources for legitimation in European politics, which lies entirely within the state, and the exercise of public ... More


“We Were the Invisible Workforce”

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses SEIU’s massive Los Angeles victory in 1999 in light of the Americans with Disability Act, welfare reform, Clinton’s health care debacle, and managed care. In California, the ... More


Domestic Public Authorities within Global Networks: Institutional and Procedural Design, Accountability, and Review

Lorenzo Casini

in Informal International Lawmaking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658589
eISBN:
9780191742248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658589.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In addressing the ‘two-way’ street as an essential characteristic of informal international lawmaking (IN-LAW), this chapter analyses the role of domestic public authorities within global networks. ... More


Duty of Care and Public Authority Liability

Elizabeth Anne Gumbel

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with Lord Bingham's important contribution to altering the boundaries that limit claims for breach of duty by public authorities by analyzing a selection of his judgments. Lord ... More


Legal Approaches to Global Governance and Accountability: Informal Lawmaking, International Public Authority, and Global Administrative Law Compared

Philipp Dann and Marie v. Engelhardt

in Informal International Lawmaking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658589
eISBN:
9780191742248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658589.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The question of the ‘uniqueness’ of informal international lawmaking (IN-LAW) is essential in assessing whether it is someting new. This chapter points to a clear relationship with other concepts and ... More


Intellectuals and Politics in France

Sudhir Hazareesingh

in Intellectuals and the French Communist Party: Disillusion and Decline

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278702
eISBN:
9780191684241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278702.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the historical origins and underlying justifications for the involvement of French intellectuals in public political activity. It shows that the specific context that gave rise ... More


Environmental Information

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of freedom of information as it is practiced in Scotland, with particular emphasis on access to environmental information. Before the Freedom of Information ... More


Crosscurrents of Crisis in 1970s America

Thomas Borstelmann

in The 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141565
eISBN:
9781400839704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141565.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines American anxieties about the longstanding foundations of American society and thought. By the 1970s, American society would be buffeted by powerful crosscurrents which reshaped ... More


Public Authority and Private Power

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

By declaring in 1399 that his Duchy of Lancaster should continue to be treated exactly as it would have been ‘if we had never assumed the ensign of royal dignity’, Henry IV was therefore ensuring ... More


Liability of Public Bodies

Cees Van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672264
eISBN:
9780191751288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, EU Law

This chapter examines the liability of public authorities. The link with public law is a complicating factor, as is the role of discretion when assessing public authorities' liability. The legal ... More


Corporate Manslaughter and Public Authorities

Jeremy Horder

in Homicide and the Politics of Law Reform

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199561919
eISBN:
9780191743306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561919.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the offence of corporate manslaughter should have been made more fully applicable to public authorities such as the police and the army. It criticises scholarly neglect of ... More


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