Analyses | Public administration and legal system | 2020-05-08 | Ming Pao

Are controversies on abusing the judicial review mechanism arising from conflicting views on the objective of rule of law?



Under the common law system, judicial review (JR) is an important safeguard to the rule of law. The proper use of JR serves to provide a solid foundation to good administrative governance. However, there are views that the JR mechanism has been abused in recent years. What are the triggers leading to the related arguments?

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