Better Regulation Guidelines (European Commission)

Original/alternative title: 
SWD(2017) 350

The better regulation guidelines set out the principles that the European Commission follows when preparing new initiatives and proposals and when managing and evaluating existing legislation. It is considered a working document for Commission Staff. Note that there is also a companion resource, the Better regulation toolbox.

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Better regulation guidelines

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European Commission
tools and guides
7 July 2017
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