Politique réglementaire


Regulatory Enforcement and Inspections in the Environmental Sector of Peru

To meet their policy objectives, regulations must be accompanied by a carefully designed and well-implemented enforcement strategy, including inspections. This report provides an assessment of the enforcement and inspections strategy in the environmental sector in Peru along with recommendations to strengthen this strategy. The report evaluates the policies and legal framework of the Environmental Evaluation and Enforcement Agency of Peru, as well as its practices and the resources employed in enforcement and inspections activities. It also offers policy options to improve performance. The benchmark for the comparative analysis is the OECD Regulatory Enforcement and Inspections Toolkit. Using a checklist of 12 criteria, this Toolkit provides a simple tool for assessing the inspection and enforcement system in a given jurisdiction, institution or structure.

Published on April 29, 2020Also available in: Spanish


Abbreviations and acronyms
Executive summary
Legal instruments
Background and context
Evidence-based enforcement
Risk focus and proportionality
Responsive regulation
Long-term vision
Co-ordination and consolidation
Transparent governance
Information integration
Clear and fair process
Compliance promotion
Reality check
International experience on inspection policies and enforcement
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