Identifying and Evaluating Regulation Reforms

Research report

This research report was released on 15 December 2011.

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Contents

  • Preliminaries
    • Cover, Copyright, Foreword, Terms of reference and Contents.
  • Overview - including key points
  • Summary of Recommendations
  • Chapter 1 What this study is about
    • 1.1 The scope of this study
    • 1.2 Regulation reform in Australia
    • 1.3 How the Commission has approached this study
    • 1.4 The structure of this report
  • Chapter 2 Why reform the 'stock' of regulation?
    • 2.1 The importance of 'good' regulation
    • 2.2 Managing the stock of regulation
    • 2.3 Marshalling reform efforts
  • Chapter 3 Approaches to reviewing and reforming the stock of regulation
    • 3.1 Three broad approaches
    • 3.2 Management approaches
    • 3.3 Programmed reviews
    • 3.4 Ad hoc reviews
  • Chapter 4 Lessons from past reviews of regulation
    • 4.1 Different approaches target different burdens
    • 4.2 Stock management approaches
    • 4.3 Programmed review mechanisms
    • 4.4 Ad hoc reviews
    • 4.5 How cost-effective are the approaches?
  • Chapter 5 Evaluation methods
    • 5.1 The role of evaluation
    • 5.2 Ex post evaluation methods
    • 5.3 Methods for quantifying the impacts of reform
  • Chapter 6 Strengthening the framework for regulation reform
    • 6.1 The regulatory system
    • 6.2 Can the operation of Australia's regulatory system be enhanced?
  • Appendix A Submissions and Consultations
  • References

Please note: The following appendices are only available online and are not included in the printed report.

  • Appendix B Public stocktake reviews
  • Appendix C In-depth reviews
  • Appendix D Principles-based reviews
  • Appendix E Programmed reviews
  • Appendix F Benchmarking
  • Appendix G Stock management tools
  • Appendix H Regulator performance
  • Appendix I Ex post evaluation frameworks
  • Appendix J Quantifying the impacts of regulation and reform
  • Appendix K How do different countries manage regulation?

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