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Reducing the business costs of regulation

Chairman's speech

On 20 March 2003, the Chairman Gary Banks gave a speech to the Small Business Coalition in Canberra. The speech draws on the Commission's report 'Regulation and its Review 2001-02' released in December 2002.

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Business faces extensive regulation
Many faces of regulation
Rising volume of regulation

How much regulation do we need?
Characteristics of 'good' regulation

The issue of compliance costs
Some key studies
Small business issues and impacts

Recent reform initiatives
NCP reviews
COAG Principles and Guidelines
Mutual Recognition

The value of RISs
Regulatory performance measures and regulatory plans

Compliance of regulators with the new RIS requirements
RISs and compliance costs
Cost recovery by regulators

Following through