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  • Secondary Legislation for the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 2016

    Views are sought on the three items of subordinate legislation necessary to enable the Act to be brought into operation on 1 April 2017. There are two codes: The first code guides the police as to the conduct and recording of criminal investigations The second code relates to the conduct by the police of interviews of witnesses disclosed by the defence. The set of draft regulations propose time periods within which the parties involved in a criminal case going for... More
    Closed 8 February 2017
  • Casino Act Reform

    This consultation seeks any views on the following topics that the GSC is seeking to change: Provisions to ensure that the GSC does have explicit legislative powers to supervise the AML/CFT compliance of a casino licence holder; Provisions to allow an existing casino licence holder to transfer operations from one set of premises to another; A change which allows the Council of Ministers (CoMIN) to waive or adjust the value of the deposit required to be made by the... More
    Closed 17 February 2017
  • Merchant Shipping (SOLAS Chapter III)(Life-saving appliances and arrangements) Regulations 2017

    Consultation on proposals to make new Regulations to give effect to the latest version of Chapter III of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974 (SOLAS). SOLAS Chapter III contains the requirements for life-saving appliances and arrangements. This includes requirements for lifeboats, rescue boats and lifejackets according to the type of ship the equipment is fitted on. Specific technical requirements for life-saving appliances are contained in the International... More
    Closed 24 February 2017
  • Conduct of Business for non-life insurance

    In June 2013 the Insurance and Pensions Authority ('IPA') published its Roadmap for updating the Isle of Man’s regulatory framework for insurance business ('the Roadmap') and through that document set out the objective to establish a project to enhance the Island’s regulatory framework to ensure that it remains up to date, proportionate and, where appropriate, consistent with the updated and revised Insurance Core Principles ('ICPs') issued by the International Association of Insurance... More
    Closed 14 March 2017
  • Mobile Termination Rates (MTR) Annual Review 2017 and Draft Decision Notice

    The Commission is committed, following Decision 2013/01 to undertake an annual review of Mobile Terminations Rates (MTRs). More
    Closed 22 March 2017
  • Revised Depositors' Compensation Scheme Policy Proposals

    This initial consultation is intended to gain the views of the public, the banking industry and other interested bodies on a number of key overarching policy proposals which will establish a framework for the revised Depositors’ Compensation Scheme. Further consultation will then be undertaken on the revised draft scheme regulations that follow. Comments are invited on the proposed policies set out in the document. More
    Closed 24 March 2017
  • Customs and Excise Bill 2017

    Views are sought on the amendments made to existing customs and excise legislation, namely the Customs and Excise Management Act 1986 and the Customs and Excise Act 1993, and to the Terrorism and Other Crime (Financial Restrictions) Act 2014 in respect of UN and EU sanctions. More
    Closed 24 March 2017
  • Proposals for changes to the Legal Quantities for sales of Intoxicating Liquor

    The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading is asking for people’s view in regard to its proposal to introduce changes to the legal quantities for sales of intoxicating liquor. More
    Closed 31 March 2017
  • Changes to Estate Agents and Property Agents Legislation

    For most people, buying and selling property is the most significant transaction which they will undertake and the estate agent generally plays a major role in brokering that transaction. The current legislation relating to estate agents is the Estate Agents Act 1975 which (inter alia) provided for the registration of estate agents with the former Local Government Board and from 1987 the Department of Local Government and the Environment (DoLGE). In an endeavour to bring the 1975 Act up to... More
    Closed 21 April 2017
  • Credit Unions (Amendment) Bill 2017

    In early 2015 a high level consultation was issued that outlined proposals to address perceived deficiencies in the Credit Unions Act 1993 (‘CUA’) and to develop a framework for regulating credit unions. Responses to the consultation evidenced considerable support for changes to the CUA that would facilitate credit unions in the IoM and so research began for drafting a Credit Unions (Amendment) Bill (‘Bill’). Simultaneously, work was under way to establish the IoM’s first credit... More
    Closed 25 April 2017
  • Proposals for Future Management of the Isle of Man Whelk Fishery

    This consultation seeks to inform stakeholders of the Department’s commitment to safeguard the whelk fishery within the Isle of Man territorial sea and to seek views on a range of proposed management measures designed to cap the level of fishing effort within the territorial sea. Download the consultation paper More
    Closed 15 May 2017
  • Collective Investment Schemes

    Closed-ended investment companies and other matters This consultation is relevant to persons providing services to collective investment schemes, as well as to corporate service providers that provide services to closed-ended investment companies. More
    Closed 26 May 2017
  • Preliminary Publicity

    In accordance with paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Town and Country Planning Act 1999, the Cabinet Office gives notice that it is preparing an Area Plan for the East of the Island. The plan area will include the following six Local Authority areas: the Borough of Douglas the District of Onchan the Parishes of Braddan, Garff (Laxey and Lonan Wards only), Marown and Santon Preliminary Publicity consultation and information More
    Closed 26 May 2017
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Gambling) Bill 2017

    This consultation seeks any views on the Bill 2017 which seeks to provide the Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC) with clear powers in law to conduct supervisory oversight of the gambling sectors compliance with AML/CFT legislation and to provide a range of effective and proportionate sanctions for non-compliance inline with international standards. The GSC also seeks views on the GSC’s draft Enforcement Strategy which sets out the GSC’s intended approach to AML/CFT supervision and... More
    Closed 8 June 2017
  • CP17-05/T06 - Conduct of Business Code for Long Term Insurance

    CP17-05/T06 provides for consultation on the Draft Insurance (Conduct of Business) (Long Term Business) Code 2017 (“the Code”). More
    Closed 16 June 2017
  • 4th Quantitative Impact Study for Life Insurers

    This paper sets out the timescales for the fourth Quantitative Impact Study (“QIS4”) exercise for life insurers and reinsurers, describes changes to the Standard Formula being tested in QIS4 compared with that for QIS3, and provides additional guidance on some aspects of the calculation in order to promote consistency of approach across respondents. More
    Closed 30 June 2017
  • Draft Guidance Note - Governance of Collective Investment Schemes

    The Authority has prepared a draft Guidance Note entitled ‘Governance of Collective Investment Schemes’ (‘Draft Guidance Note’), to assist members of governing bodies in performing their duties responsibly and within the laws of the Isle of Man. The Draft Guidance Note has been developed with reference to guidance issued by other jurisdictions and the Authority’s experience in supervising the Isle of Man’s funds sector. A copy of the Draft Guidance Note is attached to this... More
    Closed 14 July 2017
  • European Union Civil Aviation security measures

    The purpose of this paper is to consult on the proposed application of specified European Union (EU) civil aviation security measures to the Isle of Man with appropriate modification, which would replace and update EU legislation previously applied to the Island. The Isle of Man is recognised by the EU as applying security standards equivalent to the EU common basic standards. Additionally, flights to and from the Island are afforded domestic status by the UK. Therefore, it is necessary to... More
    Closed 17 July 2017
  • Information Gateways - Amend the exceptions from restrictions on Disclosure of Information under various acts

    To obtain views in relation to three draft orders which amend the exceptions from restrictions on disclosure of information under: the Designated Businesses (Registration and Oversight) Act 2015 the Financial Services Act 2008 the Insurance Act 2008 The proposed changes to the Insurance Act 2008 will also apply to the Retirement Benefits Schemes Act 2000 by virtue of section 43 of the latter Act. More
    Closed 25 July 2017
  • Designation of inshore Marine Nature Reserves

    This consultation seeks views on the designation of existing Conservation Zones and other marine protected areas as Marine Nature Reserves, and the implementation of new management measures to protect marine species and habitats in inshore waters (out to 3 nautical miles) Responses to the consultation can be made via the online survey link or using the response forms provided. More
    Closed 4 August 2017
  • Isle of Man Immigration Points Based System

    Public feedback is being sought on a key element of the Isle of Man’s immigration system. The Isle of Man Immigration Points Based System consultation will help to inform a review of the Island’s points based immigration rules. Members of the public, including people who have direct experience of the points based system, are invited to submit their views. More
    Closed 18 August 2017
  • High level policy on means testing

    The Cabinet Office are tasked within the Programme for Government to develop a high level policy for the means testing of government services. This requires some basic principles to be adopted in respect of how services are provided with regard to the means of the applicant. This document sets out the views of the Council of Ministers and is published for public comment. More
    Closed 18 August 2017
  • Proposed amendments to Merchant Shipping Act 1995

    Consultation on proposed amendments to the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (an Act of Parliament) as it is applied to the Island. The main amendments are to the sections of the Act which implement the Convention on Limitation of Maritime Claims 1976 as amended by the 1996 Protocol (LLMC). There are two main proposals: To implement the new higher limits of liability under LLMC which came into effect internationally on 8 June 2015 To exclude shipowners right to limit... More
    Closed 22 August 2017
  • The Control of Employment Act 2014 - Proposals for New Secondary Legislation

    The consultation seeks your views on proposed changes to work permit controls. More
    Closed 31 August 2017
  • Ending contracting-out of the State Second Pension

    The Treasury is seeking feedback about the possibility of ending the scheme which allows some employers and employees to pay a lower rate of National Insurance contribution because they are in occupational pension schemes. More
    Closed 1 September 2017
  • Proposals to contract certain police functions

    This is intended to empower the Department to engage in contractual arrangements for the provision of support services in the police custody suite and for the undertaking of independent investigations into police complaints or conduct matters. Paper copies and large print copies of the consultation documents may be supplied upon request. More
    Closed 5 September 2017
  • National Health and Care Service General Scheme 2017

    To seek views on the draft National Health and Care Service General Scheme 2017, which provides detail about various deliverables under the National Health and Care Service Act 2016; specifically the Department of Health and Social Care’s commitments towards the provision of care and the realigning of charges and contributions. More
    Closed 12 September 2017
  • National Health and Care Service Charter

    To seek views on the draft National Health and Care Service Charter. The Charter sets out the Department of Health and Social Care’s commitments towards the provision of the National Health and Care Service. The Charter also sets out rights for customers, the public and colleagues and the responsibilities that all of those have in ensuring that the NHCS operates fairly and effectively. More
    Closed 12 September 2017
  • Proposed New Pension Scheme to Provide Greater Pension Freedoms

    This consultation proposes the introduction of a new tax-efficient pension scheme that would provide its members with greater pension freedoms. It sets out the main features of the scheme being proposed and includes examples comparing existing schemes with the proposed new scheme. It also poses a number of questions and invites feedback and suggestions on the proposals. More
    Closed 15 September 2017
  • Central Registry Bill 2017 consultation

    Following a report by the General Registry and its subsequent approval by the Government Reform Group the General Registry was restructured on 1st April 2015 as part of Government's ongoing programme to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services provided to the public. The changes included the transfer of the Land, Deeds and Probate, and Civil Registries, Charities Register and the Public Record Office to the Department of Economic Development (DED), where they were merged with... More
    Closed 15 September 2017
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