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Page updated 22 Sep 2016

An open legislative book.

These Regulation pages on the Treasury website provide: 

  • an overview of the regulatory management system that operates within central government in New Zealand
  • information and guidance on key regulatory management system expectations, processes, tools and products for state servants involved in developing and administering regulation and for other interested parties
  • information on Treasury’s responsibilities for strategic leadership and co-ordination of the regulatory management system, including its strategy and priorities for system improvement,  and
  • links to other useful resources associated with developing and maintaining good quality regulation
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Recent News and Releases

The Treasury and Parliamentary Counsel Office recently sought submissions on an exposure draft of the Statutes Repeal Bill. The Bill was introduced into Parliament on 6 September. The submissions received and the Government's responses to those submissions have been released by the Treasury.

Regulatory Reform Minister Steven Joyce and Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister for Regulatory Reform, David Seymour have today introduced a bill which will get rid of 124 redundant laws from New Zealand's legislation

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment regulatory stewardship strategy is now available online on the MBIE and Treasury websites. This is the first of 7 departmental strategies required to be published as part of the Government’s response to the Productivity Commission Report on regulatory institutions and practices. See Keeping Regulation Fit for Purpose.

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