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Best practice regulation

The Best Practice Regulation model was developed by Treasury to try to provide a "common language" for discussing the performance of regulatory regimes. The Best Practice Regulation Report gathered together high-level departmental assessments of New Zealand regulatory regimes against a set of best practice regulation principles. The assessments sought to identify areas where further analysis may be warranted and highlight work that was currently underway.


Some of these documents are available in Adobe PDF format only. HTML versions can be supplied on request from Information Services. Using PDF Files.

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Released 2 March 2015. Created by Treasury.

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Released 1 August 2012. Created by Treasury.

Best Practice Regulation: Setting Targets and Detecting Vulnerabilities, by Peter Mumford. Article published in Policy Quarterly - Volume 7, Issue 3 - August 2011.

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July 2011. Created by Peter Mumford and prepared by the Treasury.


Last updated: 
Friday, 21 April 2017