Regulations and reviews

Regulations and reviews

All proposed legislation that concern business must be submitted to the Swedish Better Regulation Council. An impact assessment must accompany each proposal. The Council’s reviews contain both an assessment on the administrative effects of a proposal and an assessment of the accompanying impact assessment.

Ordinance on Impact Analysis of Regulation (pdf 77 KB)

Ordinance on the obtaining of opinions from the Swedish Better Regulations Council (pdf 7 KB)

the Guidelines for the Provision of Information by the Government Officies to the Better Regulation Council (pdf 81 KB)

the Guidelines for work on regulatory impact assessments in the Government Officies (pdf 89 KB)

A specification is given of precisely what an impact assessment should contain.

the annex to the guidelines (pdf 75 KB)

These regulations show that the report must, among other things, contain a description of the goals that is to be achieved by proposed legislation, alternate solutions, who will be affected by the regulation, financial and other impacts of the regulation and the compliance of the regulation with the obligations arising from Swedens membership in the EU.

Please note that the English texts available are not official translations.