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Regulatory character and regulatory reform: exploring the nexus between globalization and safety standards

Haines, Fiona


Regulatory effectiveness remains a high priority but an elusive goal for many governments. Regulations change, often spurred by developments in other jurisdictions, notably Scandinavia, the EEC or North America, and justified by the epithet ‘best practice’. An underlying assumption of such reform is that ‘best practice’ will provide an optimal outcome irrespective of the particular economic, political and cultural context within which the regulator has to work. Indeed, it is possible to argue...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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