The Victorian guide to regulation is the definitive guide to developing regulation in Victoria.
It is a comprehensive and valuable source of information and guidance to those involved in the design and assessment of best practice government regulation.
The guide was updated in July 2014 and reflects recent amendments to the Subordinate Legislation Act 1994 Guidelines.
Victorian guide to regulation (PDF 1.25mb)
Victorian guide to regulation (DOCX 549kb)
This guide is supported by three toolkits which contain more detailed technical and procedural 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)
Toolkit 3: requirements and processes for making subordinate legislation (DOCX 891kb)
Toolkit 3: requirements and processes for making subordinate legislation (PDF 1.08mb)
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)