Impact Assessment of Legislation in The Cases of Construction in Protected Areas Along The Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, Set in Natura 2000

impact assessment public policy decision making


In recent years, impact assessment has proven to be a useful tool for handling of bills and regulations that would be hard to enact after adoption, as well as a crucial part of the public policy cycle for unification of the regulatory systems in the countries of Eastern Europe that are part of the EU. Impact assessment is a tool used for studying various economical, ecological and social effects of legislation. Its use enables solutions to be offered and laws to be adopted based on a clearly defined correlation between the set goals and expected outcomes as the decisions made are based on the objective evaluation of concrete data and indicators.