Committee Reports on the regulatory reform procedure

The Regulatory Reform Committee and its predecessors have published a number of Special Reports on the regulatory reform procedure, from pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Bill to annual progress reports on the operation of the Act.

The reports, and the Government's responses to them, are listed below in chronological order.




Reports of the Deregulation Committee

First Special Report, Session 1998-99 (HC (1998-99) 324)
The Future of the Deregulation Procedure

First Special Report, Session 1999-2000 (HC (1999-2000) 177)
Government Response to The Future of the Deregulation Procedure

Second Special Report, Session 1999-2000 (HC (1999-2000) 488)
Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the Draft Regulatory Reform Bill

Third Special Report, Session 1999-2000 (HC (1999-2000) 705)
Further Report on the Draft Regulatory Reform Bill

First Special Report, Session 2000-01 (HC (2000-01) 328)
The Handling of Regulatory Reform Orders

Fourth Report, Session 2000-01 (HC (2000-01) 450)
The Final Deregulation Proposals




Reports of the Regulatory Reform Committee*

* Between July 2001 and May 2002 the Committee was known as the Deregulation and Regulatory Reform Committee

First Special Report, Session 2001-02 (HC (2001-02) 389)
Further Report on the Handling of Regulatory Reform Orders

Second Special Report, Session 2001-02 (HC (2001-02) 1029)
The Operation of the Regulatory Reform Act: Government Response to the Committee's First Special Report

Third Special Report, Session 2001-02 (HC (2001-02) 1272)
The Handling of Regulatory Reform Orders (III)

First Special Report, Session 2002-03 (HC (2002-03) 908)
The operation of the Regulatory Reform Act 2001: a progress report

First Special Report, Session 2003-04 (HC (2003-04) 256)
Government Response to The operation of the Regulatory Reform Act 2001: a progress report

Reports of the Regulatory Reform Committee


Session 2004-05
First Special Report, Session 2004-05 [HC 273] - 31 January 2005
Operation of the Regulatory Reform Act 2001

Second Special Report, Session 2004-05 [HC 431] - 11 March 2005
Government Response to the Committee's First Special Report of Session 2004-05: Operation of the Regulatory Reform Act 2001

Session 2005-06
First Special Report, Session 2005-06 [HC 878] - 6 February 2006
Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

Second Special Report, Session 2005-06 [HC 1004] - 23 March 2006
Government Response to the Committee's First Special Report of Session 2005-06: Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

Session 2006-07
First Special Report, Session 2006-07 [HC 160] - 15 December 2006
Scrutiny of Regulatory Reform Orders

Second Special Report, Session 2006-07 [HC 385] - 14 March 2007
Revised Standing Orders

Third Special Report, Session 2006-07 [HC 610] - 7 June 2007
Government Response to the Committee's Second Special Report of Session 2006-07: Revised Standing Orders