The use made of decision-making bodies such as commissions, tribunals, boards and statutory bodies for the purpose of achieving celerity in public affairs opens the way to a new type of despotism in modern democracies. Support or challenge the validity of this statement.
“The education sector is today emerging as a vibrant knowledge industry. Our laws in Mauritius are ill-equipped and inadequate to usher in that new age and meet new challenges of the time.”
Discuss the above statement with specific emphasis to –
(a) The weaknesses and strengths of our present education laws; and
(b) What amendments might be brought to the existing legal environment in education sector?
Enumerate and comment on the number and nature of grounds on the basis of which a citizen might challenge the decision of a public body. Demonstrate your answer with decided cases in English and Mauritian law.
What are the features which distinguish an action in administrative law from an action in other fields of law in Mauritian legal and judicial system?