The Cabinet today adopted the 2016 Work Programme on Better Regulation. With its more than 30 new steps and projects, the aim is to further reduce red tape.
The programme in brief
What costs do laws generate?
Bureaucracy Cost Index introduced
Federal Government introduces rules to limit red tape
Under section 7 of the Act on the Establishment of a National Regulatory Control Council, the German Government submits to the German Bundestag an annual report on the progress made on bureaucracy reduction within the framework of existing targets, on the experience with the method applied to estimate compliance costs, on the development of compliance costs in the individual ministries as well as on results and further development in the sphere of better regulation.