The Government of Flanders approved the Strategic policy framework for smart regulation and administrative simplification on principle. This policy framework contains a reconfirmation of the general principles and priorities for the adjustment of Flemish regulatory management tools.

Characteristics of good regulation

Regulation should be of a good quality. Good quality regulation meets the following eight criteria.

Regulatory Quality Units

On 20 January 2006, the Government of Flanders adopted in principle the establishment of Regulatory Quality Units within the policy areas of the Flemish administration.

Administrative simplification

The Regulatory Management Unit works around administrative simplification in several areas.