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  • Proposed Amendment to the Broadcasting Act 1993

    Council of Ministers has been requested to consider making changes to legislation restricting newspapers from holding more than 20% in a licensed broadcaster. Consequently Council has agreed that the Cabinet Office should conduct a public consultation on its behalf regarding the request to... More
    Closed 21 September 2021
  • Should Douglas Head be considered for Conservation Area status?

    Cabinet Office is responsible for the designation of Conservation Areas as set out in section 18 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1999. This consultation seeks the views of residents, businesses and those with an interest in the built and historic environment on whether the area of Douglas... More
    Closed 17 September 2021
  • Cyber Security Survey 2021

    The Isle of Man’s National Cyber Security Strategy seeks to deliver opportunities and services for better protection from cyber-attacks and improve cyber resilience through collaboration with business and the public. This survey aims to measure the level of cyber security... More
    Closed 13 September 2021
  • Climate Change (Single-Use Plastics) Regulations 2021 Consultation

    Proposed regulations that will prohibit the sale, supply, manufacture and distribution of various single use plastic items and products containing microbeads. More
    Closed 1 September 2021
  • Climate Change Plan 2022-2027

    Under the requirements of the Climate Change Bill 2020, there will be a requirement for a statutory five year Climate Action Plan to be in operation at all times. The current Council of Ministers’ Climate Action Plan will remain in operation until the new plan is agreed, which the new... More
    Closed 31 August 2021
  • Artist’s Resale Right

    Artist’s Resale Right – an intellectual property right which entitles artists to a proportion of the value of any of their artworks that are resold. More
    Closed 27 August 2021
  • Public Libraries

    In July 2018, Tynwald agreed the following: Recommendation 1 We recommend that the Council of Ministers establish a Working Party to continue with the important work of determining the future direction of the Island’s libraries. This work should now... More
    Closed 20 August 2021
  • Gas Safety Regulations

    This Consultation is issued by the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) in association with the Health and Safety at Work Inspectorate. The purpose of the consultation is to obtain views on proposed changes to gas safety legislation. The consultation is particularly... More
    Closed 18 August 2021
  • Whistleblowing Policy

    The Office of Human Resources, Cabinet Office is seeking views on an updated draft Isle of Man Government Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure. More
    Closed 17 August 2021
  • Consultation on Student Awards Policy

    As part a review of the Isle of Man’s Education legislation, the Department of Education Sport and Culture seek your views on policy principles of Student Awards which will influence the content of future Student Award Regulations. More
    Closed 22 July 2021
  • Government Staff Survey on Flexible/Remote Working

    As part of a Council of Ministers and Chief Officer supported programme of work, a “Working Differently” team from across Government are looking at how we learn from our remote/flexible working during COVID and ensure we maintain positive flexible working practices that help our people to... More
    Closed 16 July 2021
  • Establishment of a Regulatory Authority

    The Programme for Government, developed in 2016, included an action for the Cabinet Office to “Produce a report on our regulatory framework which explores options for better regulation”. In 2016, Government initiated the establishment of a Regulatory Hub, the first step along the road... More
    Closed 16 July 2021
  • Financial Services Tribunal (Amendment) Rules

    The purpose of the consultation is to obtain views on a proposed change to the Financial Services Tribunal Rules 2015 (‘the FST Rules’). The consultation is particularly relevant to persons that may appeal against decisions of the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority under the FST... More
    Closed 9 July 2021
  • Consultation on TT Schedule Change – 2023 and beyond

    The Department for Enterprise is seeking the views of the public in relation to a proposed permanent schedule change to the TT Races, which, if approved, will take effect from the 2023 event. Views and comments in regards to the proposed road closure schedule are invited. More
    Closed 2 July 2021
  • Vocational Training Assistance Scheme Review 2021

    As part of a review into the Isle of Man Education and Training functions, the Department of Education Sport and Culture seek your views on policy principles around the provision of support for vocational training. The responses to this consultation will be used to inform the policy required... More
    Closed 25 June 2021
  • Area Plan for the North and West – Preliminary Publicity

    Cabinet Office is preparing an Area Plan for the North and West of the Island and is commencing Preliminary Publicity in accordance with the Development Plan Procedure, as set out in paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Town and Country Planning Act 1999. More
    Closed 25 June 2021
  • Literacy for All (parent perspective)

    The Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC) would appreciate your time in completing this survey to gain further insight into the thoughts and perceptions of parents and school staff in relation to the teaching of literacy skills on the Isle of Man. We would like to... More
    Closed 24 May 2021
  • Concessionary Bus Travel

    The Department of Infrastructure, the Department of Health & Social Care and the Department of Education, Sport & Culture are updating travel concessions on Bus Vannin. More
    Closed 18 May 2021
  • Regulations Applying SOLAS Chapter VI – Carriage of Cargoes and Oil Fuels

    Regulations Applying SOLAS Chapter VI – Carriage of Cargoes and Oil Fuels More
    Closed 13 May 2021
  • Consultation On The Liquor Licensing And Public Entertainments Bill 2021

    The Department of Home Affairs is conducting this consultation to invite comments on the draft Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Bill 2021. This proposed Bill is designed to consolidate and update the legislation relating to alcohol licensing and music and dancing, with the... More
    Closed 29 April 2021
  • Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development) (Amendment) Order 2021

    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 better apply a proportionate level of protection to... More
    Closed 18 April 2021
  • Gas Sector Regulation: Implementation of Price Controls

    This consultation sets out the preliminary positions adopted by the Communications and Utilities Regulatory Authority (the Authority) in respect of making Regulations to set tariffs for the public supply of gas on the Island. The Consultation makes clear that the Regulations being... More
    Closed 15 April 2021
  • Leasehold Reform

    Overview Earlier this year, Ramsey MHK Lawrie Hooper was granted permission by the House of Keys to introduce a Private Members’ Bill with two distinct aims: First, to reform the law around how long leaseholders of flats are able to acquire a ‘Management... More
    Closed 9 April 2021
  • Capacity Bill Consultation

    We previously consulted on the Capacity Policy from August to November 2020 – this consultation is to consult on the Bill. This consultation is issued by the Department for the purpose of inviting interested parties to consider and comment on the proposed content of a draft Capacity Bill... More
    Closed 8 April 2021
  • Marine Drive Road Closure Proposal

    The Isle of Man Government is committed to the health and wellbeing of the Island’s residents creating an enjoyable place to live, grow, work and play. To support its desire to encourage people to exercise more and actively travel, the Department is proposing to permanently close Marine Drive... More
    Closed 6 April 2021
  • Animal Welfare Bill 2021

    A four week consultation on the proposed Animal Welfare Bill 2021, which is intended to: Provide a means of applying, by order that has been consulted upon and approved by Tynwald, specific UK animal welfare legislation to the Island relating to companion Animals (e.g. cats, dogs, horses... More
    Closed 5 April 2021
  • Procurement Policy Review 2021

    The Treasury is carrying out a review of the Procurement Policy introduced in 2017, and is asking for input to help us evaluate the impact of the policy and whether the objectives have been achieved. More
    Closed 25 March 2021
  • Funding of administrative expenses of the Resolution Authority

    This Consultation Paper is about the recovery by the Financial Services Authority, of its operational expenses for bank resolution activities, by means of an annual levy on the banking industry. More
    Closed 21 March 2021
  • Electric Bicycle and Scooter Draft Policy Proposal

    The Isle of Man Government is committed to the health and wellbeing of its residents creating an enjoyable place to live, grow, work and play. As the use of electric bicycles and scooters becomes more popular and technology improves, the Department has identified that a clear, concise policy... More
    Closed 12 March 2021
  • Woodland Grant Scheme 2021

    In January 2020 Phase 1 of the "Isle of Man Government Action Plan for Achieving Net Zero Emissions by 2050” outlined a Council of Ministers’ policy commitment to increase “natural carbon capture opportunities, whilst protecting biodiversity and enhancing ecosystems, to help reach net... More
    Closed 7 March 2021
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