The benefits of regulatory impact assessment and evaluation
Dismantling excessive regulation
One function of impact assessments and evaluations is demonstrating more "streamlined" alternative regulations; or, more specifically, reviewing whether certain regulations can be done away with completely.
Efficient use of existing control optionsThe use of the methodology described allows both the optimum design and increase in efficiency of existing control instruments.
Increased acceptance of regulations
By increasing the transparency and comprehensibility of the measures examined, a higher level of satisfaction will be reached among the addressees. This also relates to a greater acceptance of the regulations.
The optimisation of legislation and measures leads to lower costs, either directly through diminished implementation costs, or indirectly through a reduction in court and administrative procedures.