Performance Benchmarking of Australian Business Regulation: Quantity and Quality

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The research report Performance Benchmarking of Australian Business Regulation: Quantity and Quality was released on 12 December 2008.

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Contents

  • Chapter Preliminaries
    • Cover, Copyright, Opportunity for further comment, Terms of reference, Contents and Abbreviations
  • Overview - including key points
  • Chapter 1 Background
    • 1.1 Origins of this study
    • 1.2 Australia's regulatory reforms
    • 1.3 Scope of and approach to the study
    • 1.4 Conduct of the study
  • Chapter 2 Benchmarking quantity and quality of business regulation
    • 2.1 What is benchmarking?
    • 2.2 Benchmarking regulation in Australia
    • 2.3 The quantity and quality indicators
  • Chapter 3 Indicators of the quantity of regulation
    • 3.1 Total stock of regulation
    • 3.2 Flow of regulation
  • Chapter 4 Indicators of the quality of regulation: design and review
    • 4.1 Consultation
    • 4.2 Analysis of proposals
    • 4.3 Gatekeeping
    • 4.4 Plain English drafting
    • 4.5 Ex-post review of regulation
  • Chapter 5 Indicators of regulator structure and activity
    • 5.1 Number of business regulators
    • 5.2 Regulator characteristics
    • 5.3 Regulator activity
  • Chapter 6 Indicators of the quality of regulatory administration
    • 6.1 Accessing information and lodging forms online
    • 6.2 Fees and charges
    • 6.3 Timeliness of response
    • 6.4 Appeal mechanisms
    • 6.5 Mutual recognition
    • 6.6 Enforcement of regulation
  • Chapter 7 Local government regulation
    • 7.1 Institutional basis for regulatory powers
    • 7.2 Scope and incidence of business regulation
    • 7.3 The Commission's approach
    • 7.4 Quantity indicators
    • 7.5 Process quality indicators
  • Chapter 8 Lessons for future quantity and quality benchmarking
    • 8.1 Reliability of the indicators
    • 8.2 Lessons for future quality and quantity benchmarking exercises
  • Chapter 9 Comments from jurisdictions
  • Appendix A Conduct of the benchmarking study
  • Appendix B Study methodology
  • Appendix C New Zealand — Regulatory System Survey
  • References

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