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Assessing the stock of regulation: A tool for regulatory stewards
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2016-05-30)
New Zealand, like other OECD countries, has been active in developing a regulatory management system since the mid-1980s but the prime focus has been posing ‘big policy’ questions to review the flow of new laws and regulations through tools such as ...
The Fiscal Responsibility Act 1994: The astonishing success of a weak non-binding policy
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2018-11-30)
This paper discusses how New Zealand already has a highly independent fiscal institution in the Treasury. A more limited case can be made for an institution to support the opposition in costing policy proposals as occurs in Australia with the Parliamentary ...
Regulatory management toolkit
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2019-12-30)
Regulatory management refers to the systematic appraisal of the impacts of proposed legislative rules and the sustained maintenance of existing laws and regulations. Regulation, used here in the broad sense of the verb ‘to regulate’, means the use of ...