Dalhousie Law Journal


Declaratory judgment, remedy, unlawful administrative action, Nova Scotia Rules of Civil Procedure


In recent years there has been considerable writing throughout the Commonwealth on the potential of the declaratory judgment as a remedy for reviewing unlawful administrative action. 2 It is not my purpose in this note to add to the already ample general discourse on this topic. Rather, I will be concentrating on some particular aspects of the remedy, aspects which have been brought into prominence by recent legislative changes and judicial decisions.