Exploring Commonwealth Caribbean Public Law
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Exploring Commonwealth Caribbean Public Law

Test your knowledge of Commonwealth Caribbean Public Law with this quiz on Chapter 1 - Public Law Defined. Explore the various areas of public law, including constitutional, administrative, and criminal law, and learn about the rights, obligations, and powers of individuals and the government. Challenge yourself and enhance your understanding of the legal relationship between individuals and the government in the Commonwealth Caribbean.

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Questions and Answers

Which area of law does public law encompass?

Constitutional law

What does public law regulate?

The conduct of government officials and institutions

What was the issue in the Griffith et al v Barbados Cricket Association case?

Alleged unfair treatment and discrimination by Griffith and others

What rule was applied in the Griffith et al v Barbados Cricket Association case?

<p>The rule of fairness and non-discrimination</p> Signup and view all the answers

What were the facts of the Griffith et al v Barbados Cricket Association case?

<p>Instances of unfair treatment and discrimination by Griffith and others</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Public Law

  • Encompasses the relationships between the state and individuals, as well as the relationships between different branches of government
  • Regulates the structure and operation of government, the relationship between government and individuals, and the powers and limitations of government agencies

Griffith et al v Barbados Cricket Association Case

  • Issue: Whether the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) was subject to judicial review as a public body exercising public functions
  • Rule applied: The Wednesbury unreasonableness test was applied to determine if the BCA's decision was unreasonable
  • Facts:
    • Griffith et al were cricket players who were not selected for the Barbados cricket team
    • They challenged the BCA's decision, arguing that it was unfair and unreasonable
    • The court had to determine if the BCA's decision was subject to judicial review

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