The Regulators' Code

6th April 2014

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Diane McGuigan

The Legislative and Regulatory Reform Code of Practice (Appointed Day) Order 2014 which brings into force the Regulators Code came into force on 6 April 2014

6 April 2014

Regulation - UK

The Legislative and Regulatory Reform Code of Practice (Appointed Day) Order 2014 brings the Regulator's Code into force.

The code applies to the majority of non-economic regulators in England and Wales, including the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, the HSE and local authorities, must.

It replaces the Regulators’ Compliance Code and aims to provide a "clear, flexible and principles-based framework" for how regulators work with those they regulate.

It requires that regulators consider how they might support or enable economic growth when designing and reviewing policies, operational procedures and practices.

A full list of the regulators covered is available here.

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