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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... More
    Opened 23 December 2016
  • 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... More
    Opened 13 January 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... More
    Opened 31 January 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... More
    Opened 3 February 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
    Opened 7 February 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... More
    Opened 14 February 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
    Opened 21 February 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... More
    Opened 24 February 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
    Opened 28 February 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... More
    Opened 10 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)... More
    Opened 10 March 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... More
    Opened 3 April 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... More
    Opened 7 April 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
    Opened 28 April 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
    Opened 5 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... More
    Opened 11 May 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... More
    Opened 19 May 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... More
    Opened 2 June 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... More
    Opened 2 June 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... More
    Opened 13 June 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... More
    Opened 13 June 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... More
    Opened 23 June 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
    Opened 7 July 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... More
    Opened 10 July 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... More
    Opened 11 July 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... More
    Opened 18 July 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
    Opened 18 July 2017
  • General Insurance Intermediaries Consultation Paper

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today issued a consultation paper, CP17-07/T08, in respect of general insurance intermediation business. The paper builds on the feedback received in response to the Authority’s initial discussion paper on the work stream established to review... More
    Opened 28 July 2017
  • Encouraging Active Travel on the Isle of Man

    The Department of Infrastructure is committed to encouraging the use of active travel on the Isle of Man. Active travel is being defined as walking or cycling as an alternative to motorised transport (cars, buses, motorcycles, etc) for the purpose of making everyday journeys. The long-term... More
    Opened 31 July 2017
  • 4th Quantitative Impact Study for Non-Life Insurers

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (“Authority”) has today issued a consultation paper, CP17-08/T09, 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... More
    Opened 31 July 2017
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