Victorian Guide to Regulation

Overview

The Victorian Guide to Regulation explains the Government's overall approach and requirements for impact analysis, and is presented in an accessible and easy-to-use format for Departmental and agency staff.


A new edition of the Guide was released in November 2016.

The Guide - and supporting guidance on legislative processes - can be downloaded from the Commissioner for Better Regulation website.

Toolkits

The toolkits below provide more detailed technical guidance.

Toolkit 1: purposes and types of regulation (DOCX 465kb)

Toolkit 1: purposes and types of regulation (PDF 352kb)

Toolkit 2: cost benefit analysis – checklist and alternatives (DOCX 458kb)

Toolkit 2: cost benefit analysis – checklist and alternatives (PDF 342kb)

The automated time cost calculator has been developed to assist Victorian Government departments and agencies to quantify the impact of changes in time-based compliance costs for businesses or individuals/households associated with regulatory changes.

Victorian Government time cost calculator (XLS 398kb) 

For assistance when using the automated time tost calculator, please consult the guidance material.

Automated time cost calculator guidance material (PDF 219kb)

Automated time cost calculator guidance material (DOCX 3.23mb)