Regulatory Impact Statement: Options for reviewing the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Not Genetically Modified) Regulations 1998

Date: October 2015

This pre-consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) has been prepared by the Ministry for the Environment. It sets out the objectives and provides a preliminary analysis of options to amend the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Not Genetically Modified) Regulations 1998 (the “Regulations”). This is an initial RIS to accompany the “Consultation document on proposed amendments to the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Not Genetically Modified) Regulations 1998”.