Neither Arbitrary nor Capricious: Applying legal standards of “reasonableness” to government budget decisions

This brief explores the idea that government decisions, including choices about the budget, affect people’s lives and should be reasonable, not arbitrary – a broad idea that has evolved into firmer legal and regulatory standards requiring governments to provide reasons for their decisions. Download the brief.


neither arbitrary nor capricious dec 2020.pdf

pdf, 0.51 MB
About this resource
Related Countries & Regions