Regulators’ Code and the Environment Agency

How the Environment Agency meets the Regulators’ Code.



The Regulators’ Code came into statutory effect on 6 April 2014 under the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006, replacing the Regulators’ Compliance Code. It provides a clear, flexible and principles-based framework for how regulators should engage with those they regulate.

This guidance explains how the Environment Agency is meeting the requirements of the Code.

Published 9 January 2015
Last updated 24 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Page updated with a link to the document about recording non-compliance using the Compliance Classification Scheme (CCS):
  2. Updated references to our objectives to 2020 and how we apply the business impact target (BIT).
  3. First published.