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House Standing Committee on the Environment

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Inquiry into streamlining environmental regulation, 'green tape', and one stop shops

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Terms of Reference

The Committee will inquire into and report on the impact of ‘green tape’ and issues related to environmental regulation and deregulation. The inquiry will have particular regard to:

  • jurisdictional arrangements, regulatory requirements and the potential for deregulation;

  • the balance between regulatory burdens and environmental benefits;

  • areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness of the regulatory framework; and

  • legislation governing environmental regulation, and the potential for deregulation.

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