Writ Remedies - Remediable Rights under Public Law


Writ Remedies: Remediable Rights under Public Law started its journey in 1994 and has evolved with changing times. Presented in a single volume, the sixth edition of this book closely examines the scope of various remedies available under the Constitution of India and other countries, as illustrated in several classic and recent cases. This edition fully explains the scope of judicial review in respect of administrative actions of public bodies, governmental, and other public institutions. Keeping in mind the growing demand for a handy reference work on the subject, the most relevant and useful cases have been retained in the present edition. The object of this book is to trace the development of various remediable rights under public law so as enable the people to know their exact rights, that are protectable by the judiciary. This work includes judgments of the Supreme Court of India as well as English courts. It consists of three parts. Part-I of the work consists of 19 chapters which includes a general introduction explaining concepts like judicial control and administrative action. The other chapters deal with the scope of Articles 32 and 226 of the Constitution; against whom Writ lies; Locus Standi; alternative remedy; delay, acquiescence and estoppel; suppression of material facts; Public Law and Private Law; Mandamus; Certiorari; Prohibition; Quo-Warranto; Habeas Corpus; grounds of judicial review; intensity of judicial review; judicial review of cases; Judicial Activism; Public Interest Litigation and the rights we have. Part-II consists of Guidelines for drafting Writ petitions—Check List and Model Petitions and Part-III consists of High Court Rules. Key Features of this Edition: An authoritative and exhaustive reference on Writ Remedies. Complex law relating to Remediable Rights under Public Law dealt with in a lucid manner. Traces the development of various remediable rights under public law globally Contains a list of exact rights that are protectable by the judiciary. Includes High Court Rules and Guidelines for Drafting Writ Petitions.

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