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  • Proposed updates to Minimum Safe Manning & STCW Regulations

    Following feedback on the Isle of Man Ship Registry’s legislation at the IMO Instruments Implementation Code (III Code) Audit in 2021, we have undertaken a review of our regulations which apply SOLAS Chapter V Regulation 14 (Ships’ Manning). The relevant regulations are the Merchant Shipping... More
    Closed 10 August 2022
  • Proactive Publication Code of Practice Consultation

    The Island Plan highlights the need to ‘put people at the heart of service delivery and policy-making.’ This can be achieved by enhancing transparency and openness, proactively publishing information that is suitable for release. To support this, a draft Code of Practice has been created... More
    Opened 3 August 2022
  • OFT customer survey

    This survey focuses on the quality of customer service you have received from our staff. Questions do not ask specifically about decisions made through our processes with which you may disagree. We would however be happy to hear about your throughts on those matters using the free text... More
    Opened 1 August 2022
  • Consultation on Secondary Legislation and Codes of Practice under The Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Act 2021

    The Department of Home Affairs is undertaking public consultation on the proposed Regulations made under the Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Act 2021 and associated Codes of Practice. These proposed Regulations, intended to come into operation by 1 November 2022, will meet a... More
    Opened 27 July 2022
  • 2022 Southern 100 Visitor Survey

    The Department for Enterprise welcomes visitors to complete the 2022 Southern 100 Visitor Survey. The survey is undertaken annually and aims to provide an assessment of the economic impact of the event in the Isle of Man. More
    Closed 24 July 2022
  • Town and Country Planning (Telecommunications) Development (Amendment) Order 2022

    Changes are proposed to the secondary legislation which enables certain types of development to take place without the need for a specific planning application (sometimes called ‘Permitted Development’). The changes are intended to strengthen the principle of... More
    Closed 22 July 2022
  • Isle of Man TT Races – Schedule change starting from TT 2023

    Following extensive customer and stakeholder research conducted following the cancellation of TT 2020 and TT 2021, the Department for Enterprise (DfE) has proposed a new race schedule to unlock the event’s full potential, maximising the return on the public purse investment needed to deliver... More
    Opened 19 July 2022
  • National Insurance reform proposals

    The purpose of the consultation is to obtain views in relation to National Insurance reform proposals. More
    Opened 18 July 2022
  • Regulation of zero hours contracts

    This consultation seeks views on a number of measures intended to address issues faced by those who are on zero hours contracts or otherwise not in regular employment. More
    Opened 30 June 2022
  • Whistleblowing legislation

    The Department seeks views on a number of short term changes to improve whistleblowing legislation, while also consulting on proposals for longer-term, more far reaching changes to the whistleblowing framework in the Isle of Man. More
    Opened 30 June 2022
  • Family leave rights

    The Department seeks views on the introduction of a number of family leave rights. Specifically, these are: Introduction of shared parental leave Introduction of parental bereavement leave Provision for 'keeping in touch' days for maternity and paternity leave Extension of... More
    Opened 30 June 2022
  • Discretionary Civil penalties for Entities Regulated under the Insurance Act 2008

    The purpose of the consultation is to obtain views and evidence in relation to the making of regulations in respect of discretionary civil penalties on entities regulated under the Insurance Act 2008. More
    Closed 24 June 2022
  • Draft Area Plan for the North and West

    In accordance with paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Town and Country Planning Act 1999, the Cabinet Office has published the Draft Area Plan for the North and West of the Island which include the Town Districts of Ramsey and Peel, the District of Michael; and the Parishes of Jurby,... More
    Opened 24 June 2022
  • New Authority Funding Model from 1 April 2023

    Further to the related Press Release (Feedback sought on proposed new funding model) on 12 May 2022 , the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (‘the Authority’) has today issued a Consultation Paper on the proposed new funding model from 1 April 2023 (CP22-04). More
    Closed 24 June 2022
  • TT 2022 Visitor Survey

    The Department for Enterprise welcomes visitors to complete the TT 2022 Visitor Survey. The survey is undertaken annually and aims to provide an assessment of the economic impact of the event in the Isle of Man. The 2022 Visitor Survey will be the 8 th in the series. More
    Closed 19 June 2022
  • Consultation on developing a National Autism Strategy

    The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is writing a National Autism Strategy. This strategy will help us to improve the way we support our autistic population and their families, by making sure services are provided fairly, effectively, and where they will do the most good. ... More
    Closed 10 June 2022
  • About the Review

    In November 2020, the Tynwald Constitutional and Legal Affairs and Justice Committee concluded a report on Legal Services in the Isle of Man, which included recommendations on reforms to the legal services framework in the Isle of Man. In April 2021, the Council of Ministers provided its... More
    Closed 31 May 2022
  • About Edward Garnier QC

    Edward, Lord Garnier QC is a highly experienced barrister in England & Wales and Northern Ireland. His practise includes corporate advisory and financial services work, corporate crime and international human rights as well as defamation, privacy, confidence, malicious falsehood, contempt... More
    Closed 31 May 2022
  • Submit a response

    All submissions to the independent review of legal services are welcome. Please note that Edward Garnier QC cannot consider individual cases or matters that are currently sub-judice. While all submissions will be considered, it will not be possible for Edward Garnier QC to meet every person... More
    Closed 31 May 2022
  • Travel and road safety experiences in Laxey, Lonan and Maughold

    The Garff Road Safety Working Group seek views on your travel experiences within the Sheading, including how you make your journeys and your motives for these choices, as well as perceptions of road safety and challenges encountered within the survey area. Please refer to the map for definition... More
    Closed 11 May 2022
  • The Trusts and Trustees Bill 2022 Consultation

    The Trust and Trustees Bill 2022 The Treasury invites comments on the draft Trusts and Trustees Bill 2022 (“the Bill”). The main aim of the Bill is to provide greater clarity, certainty and convenience to users of Manx trusts and local trust practitioners. It further... More
    Closed 9 May 2022
  • Draft Isle of Man Government Childcare Strategy

    The Draft Childcare Strategy has been created with input from the Childcare Strategy Working Group, and officers from Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC); Department for Enterprise (DfE); Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC); and Treasury. This consultation is... More
    Closed 26 April 2022
  • Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures

    The Department has published Codes of Practice for employers and workers on disciplinary and related procedures since 1992. The current Code, the Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures was published in 2007 and provides guidance on: producing and using... More
    Closed 26 April 2022
  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption Strategy Consultation

    The Cabinet Office seeks input and feedback in relation to the Draft Isle of Man Anti-Bribery and Corruption Strategy. More
    Closed 19 April 2022
  • Request for Input – Innovation and the Regulatory Perimeter

    The Authority is currently considering the issue of innovation linked to crypto-assets, which is outside of the regulatory remit at this time, and what this means for various stakeholders including the Isle of Man Government, regulators, businesses and consumers. The purpose of this... More
    Closed 18 April 2022
  • Bank (Recovery and Resolution) Administrative Levy Order 2022

    The purpose of the consultation is to obtain views on a proposed levy to fund the operational costs of the Resolution Authority. The consultation is particularly relevant to banks operating in the Island (other than Class 1(3) licence-holders, which are outside the scope). More
    Closed 18 April 2022
  • Active Travel to work survey

    This survey gives you the opportunity to express your views on active travel to work, including the barriers you may encounter when making active journeys and your views on the Active Travel Week campaign. More
    Closed 15 April 2022
  • Consultation on iVMS requirements for under-12 m fishing vessels

    This consultation seeks to gain public and sectoral views on the proposal to align with English iVMS requirement for under 12 metre vessels operating in Manx waters (irrespective of nationality). The Department proposes to make this a legislative requirement by means of a statutory... More
    Closed 11 April 2022
  • Consultation on the proposed Beneficial Ownership (Civil Penalties) Regulations 2022

    The Authority intends to broaden the scope of contraventions and offences for which a civil penalty can be considered, including those where currently only criminal sanctions are available. More
    Closed 28 February 2022
  • Interim Target for Emissions Reductions by 2030

    We want your thoughts - to help us set our Island’s target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, as an interim step to achieving net zero by 2050. Please help us by answering just four short consultation questions and telling us a little bit about yourself at the end of this document. More
    Closed 21 February 2022
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