The Regulatory Responsibility Taskforce chaired by Dr Graham Scott presented its report to Hon Bill English, Minister of Finance and Hon Rodney Hide, Minister for Regulatory Reform on 30 September 2009.
The report includes a draft Regulatory Responsibility Bill and other recommendations to make law-making in New Zealand more transparent and accountable.
The report was released by Hon Rodney Hide, Minister for Regulatory Reform on 29 October 2009. Read the related media statement by the Minister on the Beehive website: Minister welcomes Regulatory Responsibility Taskforce report (28 October 2009).
Other documents relating to the Taskforce, including its Terms of Reference, are available from the Regulatory Responsibility Bill and Taskforce page.
Using PDF Files
Summary of Recommendations
Part 1 - Overview of Report
Part 2 - The Need for Reform of the Regulatory Process
Part 3 - Taskforce's Draft Regulatory Responsibility Bill
Part 4 - Commentary on the Taskforce's Draft Regulatory Responsibility Bill
Part 5 - Additional Recommendations