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Sunset Clauses

Volume 408: debated on Tuesday 1 July 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make it his policy to include a sunset clause in all new legislation promoted by his Department unless a specific case can be made to exclude a sunset clause. [120843]

The Department actively promotes the better regulation agenda. Measures to improve regulation that are considered during policy development include sunset clauses and time limiting of regulations.