October 2021

The National Policy on Good Regulatory Practice (NPGRP) Strengthens Public Sector Governance and the Regulatory Reform Initiative

The National Policy on Good Regulatory Practice (NPGRP) was launched on 30 July 2021 and repeals the National Policy on Development and Implementation of Regulations (NPDIR). The launch of the NPGRP marks a regulatory reform milestone and timely update to the almost decade old NPDIR.

In this article, our Partner and Head of the Corporate & Government Advisory Practice, Mohamad Izahar Mohamad Izham seeks to highlight the key changes introduced by the new NPGRP and the Best Practice Regulation Handbook 2.0, and shares his view on how the new policy can spur a regulatory reform movement in Malaysia.

Subject matters: Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement
Jurisdictions: Malaysia
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