Anticorruption barometer

Current state

Non-corrupt and professional public administration — #82 Description of the problem which the law is supposed to resolve

Before any law starts to be drafted, the competent ministry submitting the draft proposal should describe the problem it wants to solve by that law in a comprehensible and, if possibly in “non-legal” language. This description shall include the scope and causes of the described problem.

Justification and sources

Update history

08/2015 current Existing general principles for regulatory impact assessment require that the problem, which the proposed law should solve, should be described and its causes evaluated but only concisely. However, in relation to a number of submitted law proposals the problem description and analysis is performed only by a phrase that the problem consists in an insufficient legal regulation. Effectiveness