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“Judicial Review represents the means by which the courts control the exercise of governmental power…[it] is concerned with the legality of the decision made, not with the merits of the particular decision. Accordingly, the task of the judges is to ensure that the exercise of any power which has been delegated to ministers and administrative and adjudicatory bodies is lawful according to the power given to that body by an Act of Parliament…”
Barnett, Hilaire. Constitutional and Administrative Law 10th Edition Routledge Cavendish 2013 at page 562
Discuss this statement explaining judicial review, using authoritative case law where appropriate.
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