ARCHIVE: Legislation, policy and regulations
Defra is responsible for making policies, which are implemented by our network of delivery organisations.
Visit these pages to find out about Defra’s policies and legislation in each area of our work:
How Defra makes policy
We use rigorous techniques to develop and maintain a robust evidence base from which to develop policy options.
- Read more about our 'evidence-based' approach to policy
- Guidance for policy makers - including the Wider Environmental Impact Test and the Sustainable Development Impact Test
Page last modified: 16 September 2009