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Internal Control

Matthew Flinders and Matthew Denton

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

Having set out the structure of the state, this chapter seeks to uncover the manner in which public bodies are controlled by their parent department (or departments), and particularly how an ... More


Definitions and Frameworks: Hilkka Summa

Hilkka Summa

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses various definitions of the concept of performance auditing. It suggests that performance audit can be understood by clarifying its distinction with other related activities, ... More


Regulating Procurement: Understanding the Ends and Means of Public Procurement Regulation

Peter Trepte

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267751
eISBN:
9780191683350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267751.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Public procurement regulation is the body of law dealing with the way in which public authorities award contracts. Procurement by public bodies has implications for a number of areas of law, in ... More


Freedom of information and the media: a case of delay, deny, defeat?

Conor Ryan

in Ireland and the Freedom of Information Act: FOI@15

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097188
eISBN:
9781526104281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097188.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

FOI, for a generation of post-Troubles Irish journalists, has unearthed many important stories and allowed journalists to report in the public interest on important investigations. However, ... More


State Liability in Tort: A Comparative Law Study

Duncan Fairgrieve

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258055
eISBN:
9780191698507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258055.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines the topical sphere of governmental liability in damages, arguing that that there has been an important shift in the traditional English law approach as illustrated in a series of ... More


The Governance of Nature Conservation

Christopher P. Rodgers

in The Law of Nature Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199543137
eISBN:
9780191747120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543137.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explains the governance arrangements for delivering public policy for nature conservation in the UK. It considers the roles and functions of statutory conservation bodies (Natural ... More


The use of quangos

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses changes in public bodies or quangos in Northern Ireland under direct rule. It discusses the key distinction between quangos sponsored by Northern Ireland departments and those ... More


Governments and Activities in the Public Interest

Sijbren Cnossen

in Modernizing VATs in Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844075
eISBN:
9780191879722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844075.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 11 discusses the EU legacy of taxing public bodies, illustrated by the African experience. The EU’s out-of-scope approach is bedevilled by distortions arising from the self-supply bias, the ... More


Damages and the Right to an Effective Remedy for Breach of European Community Law

Clive Lewis

in The Golden Metwand and the Crooked Cord: Essays in Honour of Sir William Wade QC

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264699
eISBN:
9780191682766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264699.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The courts are in the process of grappling with the problems of the appropriate remedies for actions by public bodies which breach European Community law. In particular, they are currently dealing ... More


Which third sector organisations are involved in the delivery of public services? Evidence from charity accounts and from survey data

John Mohan and David Clifford

in The Third Sector Delivering Public Services: Developments, Innovations and Challenges

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322399
eISBN:
9781447322405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322399.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter shows that delivery of public services is an important part of the activities of the third sector, but in the past it has been difficult to gain a granular picture of which organisations, ... More


Negotiated Outcomes and the Wider Legislative Impact of the Lords

Meg Russell

in The Contemporary House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671564
eISBN:
9780191751776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671564.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter uses a case study approach to analyse the broader legislative impact of the House of Lords, beyond government defeats. It considers amendments to 12 bills in the 2005 and 2010 ... More


Constitutional Foundations and the Design of the Austrian Liability of Public Bodies Act

Stefan Storr, Kathrin Bayer, Daniela Bereiter, and Luca Mischensky

in Tort Liability of Public Authorities in European Laws

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198867555
eISBN:
9780191904325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867555.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Similarly to other legal systems of continental Europe, the Austrian system has what may be regarded as a general principle of damages liability, although it does not have a wholly separate body of ... More


The national response to Robespierre’s proclamation1

Jonathan Smyth

in Robespierre and the Festival of the Supreme Being: The Search for a Republican Morality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103789
eISBN:
9781526120847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103789.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the national reaction to Robespierre’s proclamation of 18 Prairial, using evidence from national, regional and local archives and other sources, such as local newspapers. It ... More


Introductory Note: The WTO Dispute Settlement System in 2014

Joanna Gomula

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190647759
eISBN:
9780190647766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190647759.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In 2014, WTO Panel and Appellate Body reports were adopted in five disputes, two of which received much public attention. In EC—Seals, at issue was a ban on the importation of seal products in the ... More


The Independent Agency as an Institutional Art Form: Comparative Examples

Marshall J. Breger and Gary J. Edles

in Independent Agencies in the United States: Law, Structure, and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199812127
eISBN:
9780199350780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812127.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Other nations have created administrative structures with diffused lines of authority and accountability similar to, but not necessarily identical to, the independent agencies in the United States. ... More


The Role of the Opposition

Meg Russell and Daniel Gover

in Legislation at Westminster: Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198753827
eISBN:
9780191815461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753827.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses the opposition’s contribution to scrutiny of government bills and policy-making at Westminster. Westminster is classically seen as dominated by an adversarial ‘opposition mode’, ... More


The Role of Cross-Party Working

Meg Russell and Daniel Gover

in Legislation at Westminster: Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198753827
eISBN:
9780191815461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753827.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

While various previous chapters have explored the role of individual groups in the legislative process, this chapter considers modes of cross-party working and the importance of cross-party influence ... More


France: National Correspondents: Hélène Bourbouloux and Sylvain Hustaix

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0022
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Mandat ad hoc Mandat ad hoc proceedings are very flexible. A debtor may request the appointment of a mandataire ad hoc, in charge of facilitating and supervising discussions with its main ... More


Article 4(19). Group of undertakings

Luca Tosoni

in The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A Commentary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826491
eISBN:
9780191932267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826491.003.0025
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 4(18) (Definition of ‘enterprise’); Article 4(20) (Definition of ‘binding corporate rules’); Article 36(3)(a) (Prior consultation); Article 37(2) (Designation of the data protection ... More


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