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judicial review

A petition to the High Court in the UK asking it to examine and consider the review of a decision made by a public body.
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G25 also noted that the Federal Court had ruled that the Shariah courts have no jurisdiction to exercise the power of judicial review, and that the power to hear judicial reviews belongs exclusively to the civil courts.
However the strict timeframe in which a judicial review can be lodged after a decision has now expired, meaning the plans can go ahead.
"I'm anticipating we won't face a judicial review. The timescale has nearly run out now."
A hearing about the judicial review application will be heard in the spring.
His family had attempted to delay the proceedings until the result of a judicial review but that proposal was quashed by North Wales East and Central coroner Mr John Gittins.
"It would not be appropriate to take any further steps in the investigation, including obtaining evidence, in circumstances where, if the judicial review is successful, the operational protocol could be quashed and the procedure of the investigation and powers of the investigator may change."
I think it is reasonable to classify these issues as procedural in nature because they relate to questions about how applications for judicial review function in practice: what material can be put before the reviewing court, who is entitled to address the reviewing court and on what grounds, whether an administrative tribunal can review its own decisions, and in what forum an application for judicial review can be made.
Following the announcement, their solicitor Harriet Wistrich said: "We can confirm that in the absence of any unexpected and compelling response from the Parole Board to our pre-action correspondence, we intend to launch judicial review proceedings against the Parole Board next week.
CONTENTS I Introduction II The Indeterminacy of 'Publicness' III The Fluidity of 'judicial Review' IV Is the Classification of Judicial Review as a Branch of Public Law an Epistemological Imperative?
The application will now be considered by a judge who will rule on whether or not permission to apply for a judicial review can be granted.
The hearing has been called to allow Sisu to put forward their case for a judicial review and make some alterations to their original written application documents.
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