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Auditing Regulatory Reform

Ed Humpherson

in The Regulatory State: Constitutional Implications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593170
eISBN:
9780191595660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593170.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers a major phenomenon in the regulatory state, which is all too easily glossed over — the role of ‘bureaucratic regulation’ of public bodies by other public bodies. A prime ... More


Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety

Timothy D. Lytton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611549
eISBN:
9780226611716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611716.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides an overview of the US food safety system. It focuses on microbial contamination of food during production. Detailed case studies illustrate how deadly foodborne illness outbreaks ... More


Law for Parties: The German Model 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0108
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

On 4 April 1996, the Supreme Court issued a ruling on the case of Common Cause v Union of India, arguing that the Election Commission (EC) has the power to require political parties to submit the ... More


Financial Accountability

Ian Leigh

in Law, Politics, and Local Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256984
eISBN:
9780191681714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256984.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with financial accountability. It includes a look at the treatment of the local contribution to local government finance; rates, community charge, and council tax; the interaction ... More


Internal Controls

Stephen M. Bainbridge

in Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199772421
eISBN:
9780199932696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772421.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter argues that, in passing the Sarbanes–Oxley Act, Congress was concerned principally with the process by which disclosures are prepared and the information within them is gathered and ... More


Financial Accountability: More than just Number Crunching

E. Madalina Busuioc

in European Agencies: Law and Practices of Accountability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199699292
eISBN:
9780191748905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699292.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Financial accountability is indispensable for a well-functioning, healthy administration. This chapter discusses the financial accountability regime of agencies in terms of its formal and informal ... More


Accountability through Audit

Carol Harlow

in Accountability in the European Union

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245970
eISBN:
9780191697517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245970.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the necessary changes that need to take place both culturally and in practice to effectively reform financial management structures and construct an efficient system of audit ... More


Accountability and European Governance

Carol Harlow

in Accountability in the European Union

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245970
eISBN:
9780191697517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245970.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The peculiar problems of welding together a transnational bureaucracy have made it hard to develop an ethos of management appropriate for the European Union and the European Commission's multifarious ... More


The Changing World of the CPAs in Japan

Hiroshi Oda

in Corporate Governance in Context: Corporations, States, and Markets in Europe, Japan, and the US

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199290703
eISBN:
9780191700576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290703.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses CPA system reform in Japan. The necessity for reform of the accounting system, aimed at increased transparency for investors, has been recognised in Japan for some time. It ... More


The Financial Resources of Government: Monitoring and Control

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the conceptual apparatus of control: the status of the rules on which control is based, and the key concepts around which it is articulated. It also explains how the spending ... More


The Regulatory State in the Information Age

Julie E. Cohen

in Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190246693
eISBN:
9780190909543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246693.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This chapter explores changes in institutions and processes for economic regulation. The emergence of the platform as informational capitalism’s core organizational logic and of datafication as its ... More


Practice Assessments

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of how the Scottish Information Commissioner evaluates the country’s public authorities in terms of dealing with complaints from applicants requesting for ... More


The Intractable Problem of Tax Cheating

Daniel S. Goldberg

in The Death of the Income Tax: A Progressive Consumption Tax and the Path to Fiscal Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948802
eISBN:
9780199345984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948802.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with the problem of noncompliance with the tax law and why enforcement is a hopeless task for the IRS in our present tax system. It begins by describing the problem of the tax gap, ... More


Recipes for Reform: Supporting Evidence-Based Food Safety Governance and Improving Private Oversight

Timothy D. Lytton

in Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611549
eISBN:
9780226611716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611716.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The food safety system faces two persistent challenges. First, despite steady advances in understanding the pathogens that cause foodborne illness, a great deal of uncertainty remains about the root ... More


The Principle of Accountability

Henk Addink

in Good Governance: Concept and Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198841159
eISBN:
9780191876653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841159.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains the principle of accountability as part of the principles of good governance. The principle of accountability is already far beyond financial accounting, and it comes closer to ... More


Citizen Debt Audits

Maria Lucia Fattorelli

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198810445
eISBN:
9780191847783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810445.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The financial significance of public debt and its impact on government budgets justifies and, in fact demands, the continuous undertaking of audits aimed at investigating the entire debt process to ... More


The United Arab Emirates

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) anti-corruption framework targets bribery of domestic and foreign officials, corruption, and even facilitation payments. The laws, which appear in legislative ... More


Implementation of the Principles of Good Governance on the National Level: General Discussion

Henk Addink

in Good Governance: Concept and Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198841159
eISBN:
9780191876653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841159.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In ‘Good governance in the EU member states’ we investigated the interpretations and implementation of good governance and its principles in the EU member states, taking into account the different ... More


Implementation of the Principles of Good Governance on the National Level in the EU

Henk Addink

in Good Governance: Concept and Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198841159
eISBN:
9780191876653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841159.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The implementation of good governance in the EU member states was investigated (by interpretation and application), considering the different functions of government bodies. Good governance as a ... More


The Role of the Opposition

Meg Russell and Daniel Gover

in Legislation at Westminster: Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198753827
eISBN:
9780191815461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753827.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses the opposition’s contribution to scrutiny of government bills and policy-making at Westminster. Westminster is classically seen as dominated by an adversarial ‘opposition mode’, ... More


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