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Compliance Assurance as Part of the Regulatory Framework

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Environmental compliance assurance is the application of all available instruments aimed at influencing the behaviour of regulated entities to comply with regulatory requirements. Its principal functions are to promote voluntary compliance, detect and reverse non‐compliance, and, as appropriate, punish the offender.

This chapter considers the main elements of a compliance assurance system and the key factors affecting its design.

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: 2009-05-01

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