Best practice regulation: setting targets and detecting vulnerabilities
Keywords:best practice regulatory principles, attributes of good-quality regulation, performance-based regulation, Building Act, Building Code, performance indicators
How good is our regulation? Are there opportunities for improvement through either materially rethinking how we regulate or a process of continuous improvement? Are there latent weaknesses in our regimes which may result in, for example, another ‘leaky building’ situation?
Permission: In the interest of promoting debate and wider dissemination, the IGPS encourages use of all or part of the articles appearing in PQ, where there is no element of commercial gain. Appropriate acknowledgement of both author and source should be made in all cases. The IGPS retains copyright. Please direct requests for permission to reprint articles from this publication to firstname.lastname@example.org.