Skip to main content Accessibility help
  • Access
  • Print publication year: 2018
  • Online publication date: December 2018

10 - Overview of the Grounds of Judicial Review

from Part III - The Grounds of Judicial Review


This chapter provides a brief overview of the grounds of judicial review. It includes a discussion of the classification of the grounds of review and argues that Lord Diplock’s classification in Council of Civil Service Unions v Minister for the Civil Service should not be treated as definitive. Moreover, this classification is not followed in the present book for reasons that are explained.