The regulation requires that councils must decide on new laws or changes in law that result in high costs, with a qualified majority. According to the national Council on Wednesday, the Council of States accepted a Motion of the FDP – with 25 votes to 16, with one abstention. "The complaints about excessive regulation in this house is as old as the house itself," said Andrea Caroni (FDP/AR) in the name of a Commission majority. Therefore, there is a need for a clear limitation, which is acting as a debt brake.
"We are determined to clear the law of the jungle, create a new law, that this miracle is supposed to accomplish," said Werner Luginbühl (BDP/BE). The mute almost philosophically. He vote for the Motion.
red tape with red tape
Specifically, fight to the Federal Council transferred the Motion requires a "regulatory brake". This is for when a law would lead to higher regulatory costs for the more than 10'000 companies or a certain cost threshold is exceeded. The would need a qualified majority to agree, for example, the majority of the members of both councils.
Not all of them were with the advance satisfied. For Christian Levrat (SP/FR) means the so-called regulatory brake, a restriction of the legislature. The bureaucracy with bureaucratic instruments to curb the wrong way.
economy Minister, Guy Parmelin repeated what had been outlined by the Federal Council in a report. In short: There are already instruments to brake the regulation, the need to optimize them.
Various cantons as a model
The majority in the Parliament, but is of the opinion that previous efforts to reduce the number of regulations does not suffice. The Federal Council refused, by the Parliament made demands, was the Tenor.
With a further Motion of the Parliament instructed the Federal Council, therefore, a law on the reduction of the density of regulations and reducing the administrative burden for companies. He should follow the procedure in various cantons.
The Motion comes from Sandra to Berger (SVP/BL). Because of the bureaucracy, the companies could focus on their core business, criticized them. The already planned measures against over-regulation could be integrated into the law.
Parliament has a book in the Hand
The subject will be in addition to the Federal Council to the Parliament. The economic Commission of the Council of States (WAK) calls by a parliamentary Initiative, an independent body in the case of important projects, to review the regulatory assessment of the management as to their correctness and quality.
to the sister Committee of the national Council of the parliamentary Initiative, is able to develop the Swiss Council of States Commission, of a draft law. You want the independent body in the government and administration organisation act. (aru/sda)
Created: 20.03.2019, 10:36 PM