Red Tape Committee and the words of Montesquieu

Montesquieu’s words from the 18th century – “les lois inutiles affaiblissent les lois nécessaires” – are often quoted in the modern context of the need to reduce “red tape”. That is, the idea of “useless laws weakening the necessary ones” is said to be an impact of too much red tape clutter in our laws that only […]