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What’s new in administrative justice, June 2015

Parliament Queen’s Speech 2015 The Queen’s Speech contained a number of announcements with implications for administrative justice. The Full Employment and Welfare Benefits Bill will freeze a number of working-age benefits, tax credits and Child benefit, and reduce the level of the benefit cap. It will also put in place a new Youth Allowance for … Continue reading

Comment: Institutional memory is diminished

As this excellent summary (or obituary) on the Australian Administrative Review Council (ARC) indicates, the sad news of its intended abolition is not unexpected. As a former member of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (AJTC), which was abolished in August 2013, I am especially saddened as my evidence to the Leggatt Review of Tribunals on the reform … Continue reading

Comment from Australia: Australian Government Scraps Peak Administrative Law Advisory Body

By Janina Boughey and Greg Weeks. This post was originally published on the UK Constitutional Law Association blog and is re-posted with permission. After the problems the Australian Government encountered in passing many of its 2014-15 budget measures through the Senate, Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, promised that the 2015-16 budget would be ‘dull and routine’. It is unlikely … Continue reading