The Judge Over Your Shoulder

The Judge Over Your Shoulder (3rd Edition)

Contents:

FOREWORD

1. INTRODUCTION

  • 1.1THE NATURE OF JUDICIAL REVIEW
  • 1.2THE FOUNDATIONS OF JUDICIAL REVIEW
  • 1.3REVIEW AND APPEAL
  • 1.4JUDICIAL REVIEW AND GOOD GOVERNANCE
  • 1.5ROLE OF THE COURT
  • 1.6GROUNDS FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW: AN OVERVIEW

2. IS JUDICIAL REVIEW AVAILABLE

  • 2.1PROCEDURAL EXCLUSIVITY
  • 2.2TIMING
  • 2.3SUBJECT MATTER OF CHALLENGE
  • 2.4ALTERNATIVE REMEDY
  • 2.5OUSTER CLAUSE
  • 2.6STANDING OF APPLICANT

3. ILLEGALITY

  • 3.1STATUTORY INTERPRETATION
  • 3.2EXERCISE OF DISCRETION
  • 3.3GROUNDS OF ILLEGALITY
  • 3.4ESTOPPEL, WAIVER, CONSENT AND DISCRETION

4. IRRATIONALITY

  • 4.1WEDNESBURY UNREASONABLENESS
  • 4.2PROPORTIONALITY AND FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

5. PROCEDURAL IMPROPRIETY

  • 5.1NATURAL JUSTICE
  • 5.2RIGHT TO A FAIR HEARING
  • 5.3RULE AGAINST BIAS, THE REQUIREMENT OF IMPARTIALITY AND INDEPENDENCE
  • 5.4PROTECTION OF LEGITIMATE EXPECTATIONS
  • 5.5EXCLUSION OF NATURAL JUSTICE
  • 5.6DUTY TO GIVE REASONS

6. CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE

  • 6.1THE NATURE OF CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE
  • 6.2THE NATURE OF THE BASIC LAW
  • 6.3THE INTERPRETATION OF THE BASIC LAW
  • 6.4THE EFFECT OF INTERPRETATION OF THE BASIC LAW BY SCNPC
  • 6.5PROVISIONS OF THE ICCPR AS APPLIED TO HONG KONG
  • 6.6THE PROPORTIONALITY TEST APPLIED IN CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES
  • 6.7MARGIN OF DISCRETION
  • 6.8EXAMPLES OF CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES
  • 6.9CONSTITUTIONAL REMEDIES

7. THE PROCESS OF JUDICIAL REVIEW

  • 7.1APPLICATION FOR LEAVE
  • 7.2GRANT OF LEAVE
  • 7.3INTERIM RELIEF
  • 7.4FILING SUBSTANTIVE APPLICATION
  • 7.5RESPONDENT AND THE DUTY OF CANDOUR
  • 7.6SUBSTANTIVE HEARING
  • 7.7RELIEF (OTHER THAN DAMAGES)
  • 7.8DAMAGES
  • 7.9COSTS
  • 7.10APPEAL
  • 7.11INTERVENTION

8. JUDICIAL REVIEW IN PRACTICE (IMMIGRATION MATTERS)

  • 8.1INTRODUCTION
  • 8.2RIGHT OF ABODE / PERMANENT RESIDENCY
  • 8.3RIGHTS OF NON-PERMANENT RESIDENTS
  • 8.4NON-RESIDENTS AND ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS
  • 8.5FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS CHALLENGES

9. JUDICIAL REVIEW IN PRACTICE (LAND, ENVIRONMENTAL, PLANNING AND BUILDING MATTERS)

  • 9.1INTRODUCTION
  • 9.2JUDICIAL REVIEW CONCERNING LAND MATTERS
  • 9.3ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES
  • 9.4PLANNING CASES
  • 9.5BUILDING CASES
  • 9.6THE TREND

10. OTHER REMEDIES

  • 10.1PRIVATE LAW ACTIONS FOR DAMAGES
  • 10.2ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
  • 10.3THE OMBUDSMAN
  • 10.4THE PRIVACY COMMISSIONER FOR PERSONAL DATA
  • 10.5ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS BOARD AND OTHER TRIBUNAL AND APPEALS BOARD
  • 10.6INQUIRIES
  • 10.7REMEDIES UNDER THE HKBORO
  • 10.8EX GRATIA COMPENSATION

ANNEX I. JUDICIAL REVIEW FLOWCHARTS

ANNEX II. GLOSSARY

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