Course code JUS201

JUS201 Administrative Law

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Course responsible: Baard Steinar Taubøll
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2006-2007
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Lectures on administrative law and some local authority law. In the lectures there will be emphasis on practical examples related to NMBu"s academic areas. There will be arranged for voluntary assignments with review in plenary. Group work is not compulsory, but recommended.
Learning outcome:
The course should provide the students with an understanding of how executive work is done, and the students should become able to assess the limits of the admistrative authority. The students should become familiar with the main features of the administration"s composition and measures, hereunder division of tasks and authority of local and central administration. The students should acquire a good understanding of central rules of procedure, hereunder the rules on preparatory proceedings, impartiality, right of access and right of appeal. The course should also provide the students with a good understanding of the framework for the administration"s exercise of judgment, and the students should become familiar with how the public authorities combine administrative decisions and contract mechanisms in order to achieve their goals.
Learning activities:
Teaching support:

Erik Boe: Grunnleggende juridisk metode. Erik Boe: Innføring i juss, Bind 2. Newest edition of Norges Lover.

There will probably be new literature before startup, but the old one can still be used as an alternative.

Recommended prerequisites:
It is strongly recomended that JUS100 is taken before or together with JUS201.
Mandatory activity:
Written exam 3.5 hours.
Nominal workload:
Lectures: 25 hours. Self-study and group work: 125 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Students who wish to take JUS201 and JUS100 in parallell should follow all lectures in JUS100 from the start.
Answers are evaluated by a group of examiners consisting of the teacher and external examiners. A random selection of candidates is evaluated indiviually by all examiners, and becomes the basis of an evaluation conference where a common level of evaluation is established.
Allowed examination aids: A2 No calculator, other aids as specified
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått