Robert MacCulloch: Out of control - our red tape tangle

Author: MacCulloch, Robert

Date: 2014-10-29

Publisher: NZME Publishing Limited

Type: Unclassified

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The regulatory state in New Zealand is on the march. The number of regulations made by governments each year from 1985 onward has shot up. The numbers don't include local government regulations because nobody has counted them. Has the rise of the regulatory state added to the well-being of our country? No-one knows, as there has been no serious attempt to measure their costs and benefits.

Citation: ["In New Zealand Herald. NZME Publishing Limited.29.10.2014."]