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Regulation is the management of complex systems according to a set of rules and trends. In systems theory, these types of rules exist in various fields of biology and society, but the term has slightly different meanings according to context. For example:

  • in government, typically regulation refers to the delegated legislation which is adopted to enforce primary legislation; includes land-use regulation
  • in economy: regulatory economics
  • in finance: Financial regulation
  • in business, industry self-regulation occurs through self-regulatory organizations and trade associations which allow industries to set and enforce rules with less government involvement; and,
  • in biology, gene regulation and metabolic regulation allow living organisms to adapt to their environment and maintain homeostasis;
  • in psychology, self-regulation theory is the study of how individuals regulate their thoughts and behaviors to reach goals.

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Organizations relating to Regulation

International Nuclear Regulators Association
International Association of Gaming Regulators / Las Vegas NV, USA
Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards / Geneva, Switzerland
Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators / Ljubljana, Slovenia / Est. 2009
ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority / Accra, Ghana / Est. 2008
European Network for Better Regulation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2006
International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 2006
International Medical Device Regulators Forum / Est. 2011
Central European Regulatory Forum / Budapest, Hungary / Est. 2009
Foro Latinoamericano de Entes Reguladores de Telecomunicaciones / Santiago, Chile
Arab Network of Nuclear Regulators / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2010
Forum of Nuclear Regulatory Bodies in Africa / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2009
International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology / Columbia MD, USA / Est. 1984
Pan European Federation of Regulatory Affairs Societies
International Organization of Financial Regulators / Est. 2008
International Bank for Arms Regulation
Arab Regulators Network / Est. 2003
European Mediterranean Regulators Groups / Est. 2008
Postal Operations Council / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 1994
European Committee for Postal Regulation / Madrid, Spain
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society / Rockville MD, USA / Est. 1976
International Health Regulations, 1969 / Est. 1969
Agreement Concerning Insured Letters and Boxes and Detailed Regulations / Est. 1969
Regulations Regarding Nomenclature with Respect to Diseases and Causes of Death / Est. 1949
Convention on the Regulation of Automotive Traffic / Est. 1930
Protocol for the Regulation of Whaling / Est. 1945
Protocol Concerning the Adhesion of States Not Represented at the Third Conference on Private International Law to the Convention of June 12 1902, Regulating the Guardianship of Minors / Est. 1923
Agreement Relating to the International Convention for Regulating the Police of the North Sea Fisheries / Est. 1955
Agreement on the Joint Regulations of Fauna and Flora / Est. 1977
Modification of the Police Regulations Regarding Navigation on the Rhine, the Wahal and the Lek / Est. 1923
Convention Instituting the Definitive Statute of the Danube / Est. 1921
General Agreement on Economic Regulations for International Road Transport / Est. 1954
Convention Relating to the Regulation of Aerial Navigation / Est. 1919
Regulations no 1 Regarding Nomenclature of Diseases and Causes of Death / Est. 1948
Agreement on the Regulation of North Pacific Whaling / Est. 1970
Regulations for Maritime Hunting Operations in the Waters of the South Pacific / Est. 1952
Convention Regulating the Withdrawal of Water from Lake Constance / Est. 1966
Convention for the Regulation of Transit and Communications on the System of the Danube-Save-Adriatic Railway Company / Est. 1923
Convention for Limiting the Manufacture and Regulating the Distribution of Narcotic Drugs / Est. 1931
International Telecommunications Regulation / Est. 1988
Convention for the Regulation of Whaling / Est. 1931
International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling / Est. 1946
Convention for the Regulation of the Meshes of Fishing Nets and the Size Limits of Fish / Est. 1946
Agreement Regarding the Regulation of Plaice and Flounder Fishing in the Baltic Sea / Est. 1929
Convention for Facilitating Trade Exchange and the Regulation of Transit Trade between States of the Arab League / Est. 1953
Supplementary Arrangements for the Regulation of Antarctic Pelagic Whaling / Est. 1962
Convention for the Regulation of the Unified Central American Consular Service / Est. 1912
Convention Instituting the Statute of Navigation of the Elbe / Est. 1922
International Convention Regarding the Establishment of Uniform Regulations for the Reciprocal Recognition of Official Proof Marks on Fire-arms / Est. 1914
Treaty Concerning the Regulation of Salmon Fishery in the Rhine River Basin / Est. 1995

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World Problems relating to Regulation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Excessive government intervention in the private sector
Inadequate plant quarantine
Violation of regulatory codes
Torture through behavioural regulation
Economic crime
Inadequate firearm regulation
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory application of antidumping regulations
Evasion of shipping regulations and taxes by flags of convenience
Inadequate laws
Environmental hazards of nuclear weapons industry

Action Strategies relating to Regulation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Establishing environmental regulatory controls
Regulating industrial environmental performance
Developing codes of conduct for international business
Managing Internet domain names
Outsourcing government regulatory responsibilities
Controlling availability of arms
Defining electronic spam
Prosecuting privacy violations on the internet
Researching effects of fiscal policy on innovation of environmental technologies
Legislating water use
Regulating Internet service providers
Self-regulating international agreements
Regulating world trade
Regulating insurance
Improving enforcement of environmental regulations
Controlling agricultural chemicals
Strengthening regulation of marine pollution
Ensuring compatibility of environmental and trade law
Standardising regulations for electrical installations
Providing sufficient gun laws
Regulating biodiversity conservation
Regulating electronic commerce
Strengthening anti-trust laws
Regulating restrictive business practices

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