Election 2014 - Party Policies - Red Tape and Regulation

Election 2014 - Party Policies - Red Tape and Regulation

Red Tape and Regulation

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  • ACT believes that relieving the regulatory burden placed on New Zealanders and their businesses is one of, if not the most urgent, objectives that any government should have.
  • ACT would have passed the Regulatory Responsibility Bill as recommended by the regulatory taskforce in 2009. (more here)

   

  • Strengthen the regulatory framework for the New Zealand economy through clear laws,regulations and accountable institutions that promote fair competition, transparency, environmental sustainability, social equity, and uphold the rights of workers, consumers and local communities. (more here)

 

  • Labour will work to lower unnecessary compliance costs for businesses where consistent with workers’ rights, environmental standards, and quality assurance. (more here)

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  • Complete implementation of the Financial Markets Conduct Act.
  • Pass legislation to strengthen competition laws by cracking down on cartel behaviour and better enabling pro-competitive collaborative arrangements.
  • Pass the Accounting Infrastructure Reform Bill to make accounting and audit industry more efficient.
  • Give credit unions improved legal status, promote innovation in the industry, and reduce unnecessary operating and compliance costs.
  • Further progress a Single Economic Market with Australia so businesses, consumers, and investors can operate on both sides of the Tasman in a seamless regulatory environment. (more here)

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