Closed activities

  • Marine Infrastructure Regulations

    As background, in 2016, the Marine Infrastructure Management Act 2016 ('the Act' or 'MIMA' ) received Royal Assent. The Act is to make provision for a consenting process for certain activities in the Island marine environment and for connected purposes. In short, the Act applies to the controlled marine area, defined as the area between mean high water mark and the seaward boundary of the Isle of Man territorial sea (within the meaning of the Territorial Sea Act 1987 (an Act of... More
    Opened 8 January 2024
  • Climate Change (Infrastructure Planning) (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Application) Order 2023

    This consultation exercise is to provide an opportunity for comment on the proposed application of the Infrastructure ( Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 (of Parliament) under the provisions of the Climate Change Act 2021, section 31. Consultation is required under Section 35. More
    Opened 8 January 2024
  • Competition Act 2021 – Secondary legislation

    The Competition Act 2021 (‘the Act’) was passed by Tynwald and given Royal Assent in 2021 . It will be brought into force by an appointed day order together with the necessary secondary legislation making provision for: the procedure for investigations into suspected anti-competitive practices or markets that appear to be malfunctioning the methodology to be applied in fixing penalties and restitution following such investigations ... More
    Opened 1 December 2023
  • Depositors’ Compensation Scheme Review

    This consultation proposes revisions to the Depositors’ Compensation Scheme, including legislation to enable data on individual deposits to be gathered via a Single Customer View mechanism. More
    Opened 24 November 2023
  • Essential Workers Housing Options

    In their first Action Plan the Housing and Communities Board committed to further developing an ‘essential worker’ housing policy. Following discussions with relevant government departments and key stakeholders, a range of actions have been drawn up to support essential workers in finding accommodation, both temporary and permanent. Essential workers have been defined by the Housing and Communities Board, for the purpose of housing provision, as all those employed in... More
    Opened 22 November 2023
  • Proposed changes to the Town and Country Planning (Development Procedure) Order and the Town and Country Planning (Application and Appeal Fees) Order

    As part of the Built Environment Reform Programme (“BERP”) and to facilitate the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture’s (DEFA) core functions changes are proposed to the following secondary legislation which is made under the Town and Country Planning Act 1999 (“the Planning Act”): the Town and County Planning (Development Procedure) Order 2019 (“the DPO”); and the Town and Country Planning (Application and Appeal Fees)... More
    Opened 17 November 2023
  • What will care cost YOU?

    The Island’s population is aging and the cost of caring for an older society is increasing. We know that people worry about the cost of care. Care will become unaffordable if we don’t change how the system works and we need to find a fairer way of paying for it. This consultation introduces two alternative options of paying for care. Both options being considered increase Government’s contribution towards the cost of care. This would allow those receiving care... More
    Opened 10 November 2023
  • Policy consultation on 'general attendance' requirements under the Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Act 2021

    The Department of Home Affairs is undertaking public policy consultation around potential change to the 'general attendance' requirements for Licensees and Responsible People. These are presently set out at section 24 Licensee or responsible person to be on licensed premises at all times of the Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Act 2021 and supplemented by regulation 40 Presence on premises: exceptions of the Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Regulations 2022 . ... More
    Opened 10 November 2023
  • Consultation on changes to the existing harbours dues and charges

    The paper sets out the Department of Infrastructure’s proposals to change the existing harbour dues and charges for vessels, passengers and goods with effect from 1 April 2024. The proposals in this consultation will revoke and replace the existing fees. More
    Opened 20 October 2023
  • Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2024

    The purpose of this paper is to consult on proposed changes to the fees charged by the Isle of Man Ship Registry with effect from 1 April 2024. The proposals in this consultation will form the basis for new Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2024 that will revoke and replace the existing Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2023. More
    Opened 16 October 2023
  • The use of electronic training collars on dogs and cats

    This consultation is seeking views on whether the Isle of Man Government should ban or regulate the use of electronic training collars for dogs and cats. Any ban or regulation would involve introducing secondary legislation made under the Animal Welfare Bill 2023 if this gains Royal Assent. The consultation covers the use of electronic training devices for cats and dogs. It includes remote control training collars, anti-bark collars and pet containment fences (also... More
    Opened 12 October 2023
  • Review of Manx Legislation Online

    The Attorney General’s Chambers is carrying out this survey as part of its commitment to maintain and continuously improve the Island’s Legislation website . The legislation website is primarily used as a legal resource by members of the Isle of Man Law Society, members of the Judiciary and Isle of Man Government Officials and politicians. The website had over 92,000 unique visitors in 2022 and figures show that the position continues at over 7,500 unique visitors on average, per... More
    Opened 9 October 2023
  • Health and Care Professional of the Year

    Manx Care will hold its annual colleague recognition event on Thursday 8 February 2024. This will celebrate Manx Care’s employees, and will bring together all of the different ways in which we recognise our colleagues across the course of a calendar year. The event will take place in the evening, and will follow a similar format to a UK NHS Trust annual recognition ceremony. Colleagues will be able to nominate individuals or teams across eight different categories, with two awards... More
    Opened 9 October 2023
  • Animal welfare code of practice for horses, ponies, donkeys and their hybrids

    This consultation seeks views on the Draft Isle of Man Animal Welfare code of practice for horses, ponies, donkeys and their hybrids. The objective of this proposal is to ensure that guidance on how owners/keepers comply with the new animal welfare act, is up to date, reflecting the latest scientific and veterinary knowledge whilst being presented in the most relevant way for owners/keepers. Once the content of the codes is agreed they will be formatted to be more appealing for... More
    Opened 21 September 2023
  • Animal welfare code of practice for rabbits

    This consultation seeks views on the Draft Isle of Man Animal Welfare code of practice for rabbits. The objective of this proposal is to ensure that guidance on how owners/keepers comply with the new animal welfare act (if the bill gains Royal Assent), is up to date, reflecting the latest scientific and veterinary knowledge whilst being presented in the most relevant way for owners/keepers. Once the content of the codes is agreed they will be formatted to be more appealing for... More
    Opened 21 September 2023
  • Animal welfare code of practice for cats

    This consultation seeks views on the Draft Isle of Man Animal Welfare code of practice for cats. The objective of this proposal is to ensure that guidance on how owners/keepers comply with the new animal welfare act (if the bill gains Royal Assent), is up to date, reflecting the latest scientific and veterinary knowledge whilst being presented in the most relevant way for owners/keepers. Once the content of the codes is agreed they will be formatted to be more appealing for the... More
    Opened 21 September 2023
  • Animal welfare code of practice for dogs

    This consultation seeks views on the Draft Isle of Man Animal Welfare code of practice for dogs. The objective of this proposal is to ensure that guidance on how owners/keepers comply with the new animal welfare act (if the bill gains Royal Assent), is up to date, reflecting the latest scientific and veterinary knowledge whilst being presented in the most relevant way for owners/keepers. Once the content of the codes is agreed they will be formatted to be more appealing for the... More
    Opened 21 September 2023
  • Isle of Man Currency Design

    The Currency Act 1992 states that the Treasury is responsible for the issue of Isle of Man Government notes and coins. As part of this the Treasury is undertaking a review of the current designs for all circulating Isle of Man Government notes and coins. Please note that this consultation is only in relation to the main circulating coins in issue and does not relate to specific collections or commemorative specifications etc. More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • DEFA Customer Survey

    Help us improve our customer service, by giving us feedback on the customer service you received within the last twelve months from the Department of Environment, Food, and Agriculture (DEFA) services. The purpose of this survey is to learn how you communicate with us (email, written, telephone, face-to-face, online, or on social media), as well as how satisfied you are with the experience. As we offer services that require payments, we want to understand... More
    Opened 25 August 2023
  • Women’s Health Strategy Consultation

    The Women’s Health Strategy is centred around a life course approach where every aspect of a woman’s life and her health needs are viewed as a continuum. More
    Opened 25 August 2023
  • Land Registry Legislation

    The Central Registry seeks views on proposals for changes to legislation relating to land registration. This consultation proposes a number of changes to the law on Land Registration focussing on possessory title, triggers for registration and dispute resolution. In addition, the consultation considers some further updates to the Land Registration Act 1982. The additional changes are in relation to timescales for submission of applications and updating... More
    Opened 21 August 2023
  • Private Member’s Bill to modernise Human Fertilisation, Embryology, and Legal Parentage and Surrogacy arrangements in the Isle of Man

    The content within this consultation is provided by the Member responsible, Tanya August-Hanson MLC, and is a parliamentary matter for Members of Tynwald. The purpose and intended effects To update and replace Part 9 (Fertilisation, Surrogacy etc.) of the Children and Young Persons Act 2001 (“the 2001 Act”) in line with the UK Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (“the 2008 UK Act”), specifically to change the definitions of ‘mother’ and... More
    Opened 15 August 2023
  • Public Consultation in relation to Town and Country Planning Act Amendments, Definition of Development Order & Registered Building Regulations

    As part of the Built Environment Reform Programme and to facilitate the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture’s (DEFA) core functions (Registered Buildings) changes are proposed to the Town and Country Planning Act 1999 (“The Planning Act”). The changes will: provide clarity around the definition of development which will mean better understanding for building owners on what can and can’t be done without planning approval (these changes, together... More
    Opened 4 August 2023
  • Access to Cash Survey

    As part of our commitment to responding to the Access to Cash Report 2022 findings , the Department for Enterprise (DfE) is seeking information through a survey in regards to how individuals make payments and more generally use cash. Responses will be collated to provide DfE with an indication of the current cash usage trends across the Island’s adult population. More
    Opened 27 July 2023
  • The Isle of Man Strategic Plan Review – Preliminary Publicity

    Cabinet Office is undertaking the ‘Preliminary Publicity’ stage signalling the start of the review process into the Isle of Man Strategic Plan 2016 . This is in line with Paragraph 2, Schedule 1, of the Town and Country Planning Act (1999). Preliminary Publicity represents the first statutory step of the Development Plan Procedure and sets out the matters that the draft plan will deal with. The Strategic Plan provides the high-level planning policy framework for the future... More
    Opened 21 July 2023
  • Isle of Man Heritage Railways Independent Review and Economic Impact Assessment

    This consultation is about developing an understanding of who uses the heritage rail network and why, and what is considered the most important factor in their operation. More
    Opened 3 July 2023
  • Consultation on updating the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

    The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 ('the Act') as applied to the Isle of Man by the Health and Safety at Work Order 1998 (the 1998 Order) is the primary piece of health and safety legislation on the Isle of Man. Since its introduction, the UK have made several amendments to the Act. As our application of the UK Act was 'fixed' at the point it was last applied (i.e. 1998) our applied Act has fallen out of step with the UK’s Act. This... More
    Opened 26 June 2023
  • Proposed Ramsey (Boundary Extension) Order 2023

    Ramsey Town Commissioners have made an application to the Department of Infrastructure for an Order under Section 6 of the Local Government Act 1985 seeking to extend by Order, the boundary of the town of Ramsey Town. The Order provides for the adjustment of the boundaries between the districts of Ramsey, Lezayre and Garff (Maughold Ward) so as to remove various areas from Lezayre and Garff and to include within Ramsey’s boundary. As part of the process for considering the... More
    Opened 21 June 2023
  • Public Consultation to inform the work of the Electoral Commission

    An Electoral Commission for the Isle of Man has been appointed and tasked to report to Tynwald by March 2024 about a series of matters. This includes a review of the number and boundaries of constituencies (which includes the number of seats per constituency.) In addition, the Electoral Commission is required to consider: Accessibility of elections to voters Postal and Proxy voting procedures The ability to vote in any polling station in a constituency Feasibility of one... More
    Opened 23 May 2023
  • Informing Policy to Minimise the Harms Associated with Drug Use in the Isle of Man: Public Views and Preferences

    We want to hear from members of the public and community groups, to find out more about views and opinions of what people think about issues related to illicit drug use, and the ways in which policy and practice can be developed in order to reduce harms and best support those people affected by use – whether their own, or other people’s. This follows a Tynwald resolution in December 2020 to review our strategy in addressing the harms of illegal drugs. A report was presented in June... More
    Opened 17 May 2023
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