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Regulatory Reform Bill [H.L.]

This is the Regulatory Reform Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 7th December 2000.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Cabinet Office, are published separately as HL Bill 2- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Falconer of Thoroton has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Regulatory Reform Bill [H.L.] are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
Regulatory Reform Bill [H.L.]
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

Power to make provision reforming law which imposes burdens
Clause 
1.Power by order to make provision reforming law which imposes burdens.
2.Meaning of "burden" and related expressions.
3.Limitations on order-making power.
4.Statutory instrument procedure.
5.Preliminary consultation.
6.Document to be laid before Parliament.
7.Representations made in confidence or containing damaging information.
8.Parliamentary consideration of proposals.

Enforcement practice
9.Codes of practice relating to enforcement of regulatory requirements.
10.Making of codes of practice by Ministers of the Crown.
11.Making of codes of practice by National Assembly for Wales.

Supplementary
12.Repeals and savings.
13.Consequential amendments.
14.Interpretation.
15.Short title and extent.
 


 
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