Inquiry into the Regulatory Impact Statement Process

Report

On 26 November 2013 the Environment and Planning Legislation Committee tabled its report on the Inquiry into the Regulatory Impact Statement Process. An electronic copy of the Report can be downloaded by clicking on the cover below.

RIS Process Report

Hearings and Transcripts

Completed Hearings

The Committee has conducted the following public hearings.

Wednesday 17 April 2013
Knight Kerr Room, Parliament House, Melbourne



Tim Harding & Associates

pdf Corrected Transcript (40.85 Kb)

pdf Written Submission (52.56 Kb)

Regulatory Impact Solutions

pdf Corrected Transcript (33.86 Kb)

pdf Written Submission (31.42 Kb)

Wednesday 8 May 2013
Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Melbourne



Mr Rex Deighton-Smith

pdf Corrected Transcript (66.25 Kb)

pdf Submission (224.11 Kb)

pdf Presentation (214.76 Kb)

Economists at Large

pdf Corrected Transcript (50.68 Kb)

pdf Presentation (101.43 Kb)

pdf Written Submission (488.31 Kb)

pdf Attachment (247.55 Kb)

Wednesday 12 June 2013
Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Melbourne
Department of Planning and Community Development pdf Corrected Transcript (49.10 Kb) pdf Written Submission (2.24 Mb)
Department of Treasury and Finance, and Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission pdf Corrected Transcript (59.29 Kb) pdf Matters taken on notice by VCEC (958.36 Kb)

Thursday 20 June 2013

Kiribati Room, ACT Legislative Assembly Building, Canberra
Productivity Commission pdf Corrected Transcript (46.01 Kb)

pdf Report (4.2 MB)

au/projects/study/ria-benchmarking/report Report (HTML)

Office of Best Practice Regulation pdf Corrected Transcript (45.85 Kb) pdf Opening Statement (2.79 Mb)

  

Written Submissions

Submissions closed on Friday 8 March 2013. Please contact the Committee Secretariat on 03-8682 2816 or epc@parliament.vic.gov.au for more information.

The following submissions have been accepted by the Committee:

     01   pdf Mornington Peninsula Shire Council (609.03 Kb)

     02   pdf Manningham City Council (522.39 Kb)

     03   pdf Regulatory Impact Solutions Limited (31.42 Kb)

     04   pdf Tim Harding & Associates (52.56 Kb)

     05   pdf Energy Safe Victoria (2.16 Mb)

     06   pdf Economists at Large (488.31 Kb)   pdf Attachment (247.55 Kb)

     07   pdf Master Builders Association of Victoria (355.41 Kb)

     08   pdf Ms Leonie Kelleher OAM (164.26 Kb)

     09   pdf Department of Planning and Community Development (2.24 Mb)

     10   pdf Municipal Association of Victoria (689.24 Kb)

Terms of Reference

On 13 November 2012, the Legislative Council agreed to the following motion:

With reference to the Department of Planning and Community Development’s Report, 2011-12 , and a commitment to cut red tape in planning, this House requires the Environment and Planning Legislation Committee to inquire into, consider and report on reform of the application of the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) process and in particular:
   (1) Regulatory Impact Assessment models;
   (2) Business Impact Assessment models;
   (3) possible legislative reform;
   (4) economic modelling and methodology application including:
          (a) discount rates; and
          (b) consultant costs;
   (5) regulatory impacts of the RIS process; and
   (6) the annual cost to government of RIS processes;

and the Committee is required to present its final report no later than 29 November 2013.


* Further details on the establishment of this Inquiry are provided in the pdf Hansard extract (41.70 Kb).