Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/12236
Title: The rule of law and industry rulemaking
Contributor(s): Lee, Karen  (author)
Publication Date: 2012
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/12236
Abstract: This presentation looks at one aspect of the phenomenon of the 'decentred' state - the delegation of rulemaking functions by legislatures to self-regulatory bodies. Drawing on the experience of the Communications Alliance (the Australian telecommunications sector's 'peak' self-regulatory body) formulating codes of practice, it explores if the confidential 'consensus' rulemaking process used by a number of industry sectors accords with the rule of law. It asks if the absence of certain 'core' rules that have an indirect effect on deliberation when legislators and administrators make 'law' (e.g., conflicts of interest, venue neutrality) enables industry to override consumer and public interest considerations.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) Seminar, Canberra, Australia, 20th November, 2012
Conference Details: Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) Seminar, Canberra, Australia, 20th November, 2012
Source of Publication: Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) Event: The rule of law and industry rulemaking
Publisher: Australian National University
Place of Publication: Canberra, Australia
Field of Research (FOR): 189999 Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://regnet.anu.edu.au/events/rule-law-and-industry-rulemaking
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