Performance Benchmarking of Australian and New Zealand Business Regulation - Food Safety
This report, released by the Productivity Commission, has identified differences in burdens imposed on business by the food safety regulatory regimes at all levels of government in Australia and New Zealand. The report is part of a series requested by COAG, responding to the imperative of removing unnecessary compliance costs, achieving greater consistency and reducing regulatory duplication. The report identified opportunities for all jurisdictions to improve food safety regulation and its enforcement in order to reduce burdens on business and costs to the community. Areas where significant regulatory burdens remain across jurisdictions include - some regulatory requirements in excess of national standards; slow progress in developing national standards under the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code for primary production and processing; inconsistencies between jurisdictions on the assessment of risks of particular foods; for businesses operating in several locations, inconsistencies across Australian local councils and across New Zealand territorial authorities in the costs and intensity of regulation; higher costs and regulatory duplication for Australian food exporters compared to the regulation of New Zealand food exporters.
|This book is provided by Productivity Commission, Government of Australia in its series Research Reports with number 38 and published in 2009.|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: |
Phone: 61 3 9653 2100
Fax: 61 3 9653 2199
Web page: http://www.pc.gov.au/
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ris:prodcs:38. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (MAPS)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.