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Cross-cutting tools and approaches

The X-cutting Expert Team is set-up to support regulatory practitioners who are responsible for the development of systems, processes, procedures and new ways of working. The team is primarily concerned with x-cutting regulatory systems rather than sector specific ones. The aims of the team are:

  • To make regulators more efficient & effective
  • Identify and develop overarching tools to support regulators and the implementation of new regulation
  • To contribute to the development of capacity within member organisations and of a level playing field within Europe
  • To work on the identification and contribution to the solution of specific problems

Key areas

  • Legal framework for inspections
  • Compliance assurance
  • Peer reviews & capacity building
  • Permitting
  • Enforcement
  • Data analysis & sampling
  • Alternatives approaches (eg. Choosing appropriate interventions)
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Reporting and indicators
  • Information technology in regulation (eg. Apps, handhelds, integrated databases etc)
  • Better/smarter regulation

Relevant legislation

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