Regulatory policy


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Regulatory policy is about achieving government's objectives through the use of regulations, laws, and other instruments to deliver better economic and social outcomes and thus enhance the life of citizens and business.

OECD Recommendation and Principles


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  Administrative simplification

Comprehensive framework to guide government reforms


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Review the stock of regulations to reduce unnecessary burdens


Co-operation with non-member countries

Economic Regulators

International regulatory co-operation

Supporting reforms beyond the OECD


Share experiences and good practices in economic regulation


Promote the co-ordination of rules and their enforcement


Measuring Regulatory Performance
Regulatory Impact Analysis
Risk and regulatory policy

Assessing the benefits of regulatory reform for citizens and business


Integrate RIAs in the development of new regulations


Effectively assess and manage risks