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Procedural Fairness in the Policy Process

D. J. Galligan

in Due Process and Fair Procedures

Published in print January 1997 | ISBN: 9780198256762
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681660 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256762.003.0015
Procedural Fairness in the Policy Process

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This chapter examines those administrative processes that settle or make recommendations about matters of policy. It identifies different forms of policy making and places the process in a wider context. It then moves from the descriptive features of the policy process to the normative standards which guide it. The main objective of the chapter is to develop a notion of procedural fairness in relation to administrative policy making, which in turn depends on articulating the standards of fair treatment of persons and groups.

Keywords: administrative processes; policy; policy making; procedural fairness; fair treatment

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Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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