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Delegated Legislation

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 201212, tabled on 18 June 2014

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department takes to ensure that delegated legislation brought forward by his Department is consistent with EU Directives.

Answered on

23 June 2014

In 2010 this Government committed to ensuring the effective implementation of EU legislation so that British businesses are not put at a disadvantage relative to their European competitors.

This Department follows the Government's Guiding Principles for EU legislation, which can be found at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/185626/bis-13-774-guiding-principles-for-eu-legislation.pdf

HM Treasury is committed to ensuring that no unnecessary legislative burdens are placed on UK businesses when transposing EU law.

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