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Challenges for Australia in Regulatory Reform

Chairman's speech

On 10 July 2001, the Chairman Gary Banks gave an address to the conference 'Regulation Reform Management and Scrutiny of Legislation' hosted by the NSW State Parliament in Sydney. The speech discusses the characteristics of good regulation, the circumstances which lead to bad regulation and the process that leads to effective regulation. It also outlines the role of the Office of Regulation Review (now Office of Best Practice Regulation)and the use of Regulation Impact Statements.

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Contents

What is 'good' regulation?

Much regulation fails the tests

Why do we have so much bad regulation?

Good process is the key

Australia's reforms to regulatory processes

Are we meeting the challenge?

Causes of poor compliance

Doing better