Judicial Review

This has been posted in the goverment section but as it is a right or power more closely associated with the Judiciary I thought it worth posting here too.

Judicial review is a power of the High Court to review how a given decision by the state was made to confirm that it was done so properly and in accordance with the law.

Important to note the following are beyond the Scope of Judicial review:
 

Proceedings in Parliment

National Security decisions

Any Court above the High Court and the Crown Court only very rarely. The Magistrates courts and County Courts however can be subject to Judicial Review.

   

edited on Mar 4, 2015 by Emma McNulty

Emma McNulty Apr 11, 2015

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