Sunsetting legislation and the role of thematic reviews

By mpconsulting

What is a thematic review? Before legislation is due to sunset or ‘expire’, thematic reviews are used to identify whether legislation remains ‘fit for purpose’ or whether it should be remade with adjustments to ensure it can meet current and future needs.  Instruments are often grouped and their sunsetting dates altered to enable a combined review. Thematic reviews can involve reviewing legislative instruments made under the same Act, instruments that are related and/or which share a common theme, such as. Read more...