Changing the legislative paradigm during the transition to the digital age

Document Type : Original Article


1 Governance and Policy thinkthank

2 public faculty ,Beheshti university


law and technology literature has assessed the role of legislation in relation to innovation for over a decade. According to some thinkers, "we are on the verge of a change in the legal paradigm and a revolution in legislation". Others talk about replacing the rule of law with the "rule of technology".

the theory of anticipatory governance by providing a forward-looking framework provides tools to monitor innovation developments and examine social, ethical and legal aspects of emerging issues of the future, including emerging technologies. Thus, foresight as a regular analysis of alternative futures pursues the mission of supporting policymakers in making more informed decisions by considering future possibilities, scenarios and consequences. Due to growth of innovation and technological developments, the legal institutions in different countries have taken strategies and tools to adapt to this transition period. In this article, while examining the actions of the European Union in line with the regulation appropriate to the innovation environment, the institutional status of the Majlis Shora in the period of transition to the digital age is explained. Considering the need for flexibility and dynamism of the laws related to emerging technologies, formalization and understanding to the co-regulatory bodies under the supervision of the legislature, Using the capacity of the Majlis Research Center to carry out interdisciplinary expert evaluations with a future research approach in the drafting process , can provide a great capacity in line with the standardization in line with the need for innovation and Prevent reckless and hasty legislations.


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