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  • Isle of Man Cultural Engagement Survey

    The Isle of Man Arts Council and Culture Vannin would like to ask all Island residents for their opinions on the arts, sport, recreation and Manx culture. Your views will help to shape the development of our Island's arts and culture scene. Paper copies of the survey are also available... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Proposed Regulations implementing the Red Ensign Group Yacht Code Part A and Common Annexes

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry is proposing to write Regulations implementing the Red Ensign Group Yacht Code Part A, Large Yacht Code (up to 12 passengers) and Common Annexes. This Code will apply in its entirety to new commercial yachts (constructed on/after 01 January 2019) and certain... More
    Opened 2 days ago
  • Contempt of Court Bill 2018

    This consultation aims to collect views on proposed new legislation which aims to put the law relating to contempt of court on to a statutory footing. More
    Opened 1 week ago
  • Amendment to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1969

    The Agricultural Holdings Act 1969 which replaced the Agricultural Holdings Act 1936 was introduced to give additional security to farm tenants. Legislation similar to the 1969 Act also exists in England, however it had two subtle differences: Manx legislation allowed the Tenancy... More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • Proposed Port Erin (Boundary Extension) Order 2018

    Port Erin Village Commissioners have made an application to the Department of Infrastructure for an Order under Section 6 of the Local Government Act 1985 seeking to adjust the boundaries between the districts of Rushen and Port Erin so as to move the entire residential estate at Ballakilley... More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • Telecommunications Market Reviews

    The Communications Commission (the Commission) is about to embark on a second round of market reviews. The first round of market reviews were published in 2012. The purpose of this review is to further assess the telecoms markets in the Isle of Man, and to evaluate the current regulatory... More
    Closed 3 weeks ago
  • Business Agency - Sector Survey

    Business Isle of Man was created to support the Island’s exporting and domestic business clusters, coordinating the promotion and development of opportunities within these sectors in order to ensure the Isle of Man is a prosperous and vibrant place to live and work. We support both... More
    Opened 3 weeks ago
  • 5th Quantitative Impact Study for Non-Life Insurers

    The Isle of Man Financial Service Authority (“Authority”) has today issued a consultation paper, CP18-03/T04, which sets out the Authority’s current thinking in respect of the assessment of the capital adequacy of insurers and reinsurers undertaking non-life insurance business, including the... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Insurance Intermediation – exemptions from registration and cross border business

    Consultation Paper CP18-02/T08 sets out the Financial Services Authority’s proposals in relation to the current exemptions from registration as an insurance intermediary on the Isle of Man (‘IOM’) and the allowances for insurance intermediaries providing services on a cross border basis... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Criminal Justice, Offender Management, Sentencing and Domestic Abuse

    The Department of Home Affairs is consulting on three Bills that arise out of the Criminal Justice Strategy [GD 0061/12] (the Strategy), which was published, consulted upon and then received at the December 2012 sitting of Tynwald. This consultation will play an important part... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Competition Bill 2018

    Competition law in the IOM is governed by the 1996 Fair Trading Act (FTA). There have been major developments in international competition law and the OFT has decided it would be beneficial to modernise IOM competition legislation, to better reflect international standards. In light of the UK... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • House Improvement (Adaptations) Scheme 2018

    The House Improvement (Adaptations) Scheme 2018 is to provide financial assistance to eligible applicants who have been clinically assessed as requiring specialist equipment or structural adaptations to enable them to remain independent in their own home. More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Organ Donation (Isle of Man) Bill 2018

    On the Island, approximately 12,600 island residents are registered on the UK NHS Organ Donor Register. Many people have made the generous gift of their organs and tissue to help someone else in the event of their death, but despite many people registering there is still a shortage of donors. More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Criminal Evidence Bill 2018

    This consultation aims to collect views on proposed new legislation which aims to improve and clarify the position in relation to certain evidence in criminal cases. In the fight against drugs crime and, equally, in relation to other crimes, perpetrators are increasingly making use of... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2018 - Brexit

    The Isle of Man is not a member of the European Union but it does have a limited relationship with the EU through the United Kingdom under Protocol 3 to the Treaty of Accession by which the UK became a Member State on 1 January 1973. The Island’s Protocol 3 relationship with the EU has... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Planning – Draft Area Plan for the East

    What is the Area Plan for the East? The Area Plan will implement the broad Island-wide planning ‘Policies’ set out in the Isle of Man Strategic Plan 2016 including: a written statement and a set of maps a series of ‘Proposals’, many being site specific, set out how the East... More
    Opened 3 months ago
  • Elections that work for everyone

    The Isle of Man has a proud tradition of democracy, being the oldest continuous parliament in the world and one of the first jurisdictions to include women in the franchise in 1881 and lowering the minimum voting age to 16 in 2006. This consultation is part of the root and branch review of... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • TT and Festival of Motorsport Economic Impact Assessment - Call for Evidence

    The Isle of Man Government is conducting an economic impact assessment into the TT and Festival of Motorsport which will be investigating the internal and external impacts of both events. This survey is a call for evidence from businesses, charities, the self-employed and other groups. The... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Legislation Implementing the ISPS Code, SOLAS Chapter XI-1 Regulation 5, and SOLAS Chapter XI-2

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry is in the process of updating Regulations relating to the following: International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974 (SOLAS), Chapter XI-1: Special Measures to Enhance Maritime Safety - Regulation 5 International Convention for the Safety... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Minimum Wage Review 2018

    The Minimum Wage Committee is calling for information to support the current review of the rates of the Minimum Wage. More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Proposals to enhance the Island’s regulatory framework for private pensions and their providers

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today issued a Discussion Paper DP18-02/T15. This paper is seeking views on proposals to enhance the regulatory framework for pension schemes and pension providers. This Discussion Paper will be of particular interest to persons who act by way... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Proposals for fee changes to Isle of Man Sea Fishing Licence

    The consultation outlines proposals being considered by the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture in relation to the fees payable in respect of the Isle of Man Sea Fishing Licence. The proposals are to: retain the current principle of a base Sea Fishing Licence and separate... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Information on changes to fitness and propriety assessments for all regulated entities

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today issued a consultation paper CP18-01/T12. This paper is seeking views on changes to the process for the assessment of individuals’ fitness and propriety in respect of all regulated entities. The paper also includes a formal consultation on... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • GSC consultation on civil penalties and guidance

    Further to an informal consultation exercise earlier in the year, the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission has today issued a consultation on – A draft Gambling (Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism) Civil Penalties Order, and Draft GSC guidance... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Mobile Termination Rates annual review and draft Decision Notice

    The Communications Commission is required to annually review and set Mobile Termination Rates. This consultation sets out our review of Mobile Termination Rates, plus a draft Decision Notice setting the Mobile Termination Rate for one year, effective from 1 May 2018. More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Proposed update to legislation implementing SOLAS Chapter V: Safety of Navigation

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry is in the process of updating Regulations relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). This Consultation Paper is on the proposed updates to the Isle of Man’s Regulations implementing SOLAS Chapter V, Safety of Navigation. The... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • The Area Plan for the East: Additional potential development sites

    Last year the Cabinet Office published a set of consultation documents to mark the start of the formal process to prepare a new development plan for the East of the Island. This process, known as ‘ Preliminary Publicity ’, was a public consultation on the matters that the Department intended... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Introduction of a new Data Protection Bill (GDPR)

    In the Programme for Government , the Council of Ministers committed to ensuring that the Island’s legislative position is equivalent to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by May 2018. The Isle of Man Government’s proposed approach is the introduction of a short Data... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Survey for businesses selling insurance alongside other goods and services

    This survey is for businesses that are not registered with the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Many businesses sell insurance alongside their principal goods or services (ancillary insurance). This activity is not currently regulated by the FSA because there is an exemption in legislation... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Possible futures for car tax

    The consultation is about how the Department of Infrastructure generates revenue to build and maintain the road network. Current provisions are becoming more and more complicated and we need to develop better, more modern ways to fund road maintenance. More
    Closed 6 months ago
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