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Regulation impact statements

The Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) process seeks to assist government officials to move towards ‘best practice’ regulatory design and implementation by requiring the completion of a detailed cost-benefit analysis.

Preparation of a RIS formalises and documents the steps that should be taken in making regulation. It provides a consistent, systematic and transparent process for assessing alternative approaches to regulatory problems. It includes an assessment of the impacts of the proposed regulation, and alternatives, on different groups and the community as a whole. The primary role of the RIS is to improve government decision-making processes by ensuring that all relevant information is presented to the decision maker when a decision is being made.

Regulation impact statement October 2018

Regulation impact statement January 2018

Regulation impact statement December 2017

Regulation impact statement November 2017

Issued December 2016

Regulation impact statement November 2016

Regulation impact statement October 2016

Regulation impact statement March 2016

Issued April 2015

Regulation impact statement November 2014

Regulation impact statement January 2014

Regulation impact statement December 2013

Regulation impact statement June 2013

Regulation impact statement June 2013

Regulation impact statement November 2012

Regulation impact statement September 2012 (updated November 2012)

Regulation impact statement May 2012

Regulation impact statement June 2011

Regulation impact statement May 2011

Regulation impact statement January 2010