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Constitutional and Administrative Law

Code 15464
Year 3
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Juridical Sciences
Entry requirements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes Understand, analyze and apply with a critical approach, the legal concepts and content developed in the study area
At the end of the course the student should know the structure, nature and sources of constitutional law and identify the laws that underlie the Portuguese administrative organition
Syllabus -introduction
I-Historical-politics of Constitutionalism
II-The constituent power
part I
1 - The Constitution as Basic Law
2 - The Constitution and the sources of law
part II
1 - Structure and function of constitutional principles
2 - Relevance of the legal and constitutional principles
Part III - Organisation of political power
Part IV - Guarantee of the Constitution
Part V - The public administration and administrative law
1 - The administrative function within the framework of state functions
2 - The public interest and public administrative activity: administrative power
3 - The administrative organization.
Main Bibliography Ferreira de Almeida, Francisco A., Direito Administrativo, Almedina, Coimbra, 2018
Ferreira, José António/ Pereira, Garcia/ Falcão, David, Introdução ao Direito, Almedina, Coimbra, 2018
Canotilho , Gomes/ Moreira, Vital, Constituição da República Portuguesa anotada

Constituição da República Portuguesa
Código do Procedimento Administrativo
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The teaching method will be expository, in the first phase and, in the second, of resolution of practical cases related to the exposed subject.
As for the evaluation criteria, they consisted of the elaboration of two written tests with a weighting of 30% each, a final work with a weighting of 30%, and oral participations with a weighting of 10%.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2023-10-04

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