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Michael Stokes

Discussion paper

Review of the Judicial Review Act 2000 (Tas)

This paper evaluates Tasmania’s current laws governing the review of administrative decisions, and seeks community input on this topic.
Journal article

The role of negative implications in the interpretation of Commonwealth legislative powers

One of the bases for the view that Commonwealth powers should be interpreted broadly is the idea that it is wrong to draw negative implications from positive grants of power. The paper argues that far from being wrong to draw negative implications from positive grants...