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  • Dormant Assets Bill 2018

    The main aim of the Bill is to enable dormant assets held by banks in the Island (known as dormant bank accounts) to be transferred to a central fund called the Dormant Assets Fund (the fund) and to allow a proportion of the amounts transferred to be distributed for charitable purposes in the... More
    Closed 19 October 2018
  • Modernising the Isle of Man Post Office

    Isle of Man Post Office (IOMPO) is seeking public opinion on how best to adapt letter and parcel deliveries and post office services in the community to suit demand in a financially responsible way. The IOMPO has a very proud heritage with a loyal and dedicated team providing... More
    Closed 16 October 2018
  • 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
    Closed 15 October 2018
  • Isle of Man Ferry Services Survey

    The Department of Infrastructure is asking for your views on how ferry services to and from the Isle of Man should be delivered in future. This survey has been designed to allow both individuals and businesses to contribute to the agreement that will lay down the requirements that the Isle... More
    Closed 7 October 2018
  • Possible expansion of Class 6 Regulated Activity (Crowdfunding Platforms)

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has issued a consultation paper CP18-04/T16. This paper is seeking views on the possible expansion of Class 6 Regulated Activity (crowdfunding platforms) to include limited secondary trading facilities. The proposals may be of interest to all... More
    Closed 5 October 2018
  • Charities Registration and Regulation Bill

    The purpose of the consultation is to collect views on proposed new legislation which aims to update and improve the effectiveness of the registration and regulation of Charities in the Island. More
    Closed 5 October 2018
  • 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
    Closed 28 September 2018
  • 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
    Closed 28 September 2018
  • 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
    Closed 28 September 2018
  • Proposed Civil Aviation (Charges) Scheme 2019

    The Isle of Man Aircraft Registry charges for the registration, certification and inspection of private and corporate aircraft, the licensing of flight crew and engineers, and the registration of aircraft mortgages. The charges are reviewed and reissued annually. This consultation... More
    Closed 21 September 2018
  • 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
    Closed 31 August 2018
  • 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
    Closed 20 August 2018
  • 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
    Closed 18 August 2018
  • 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 31 July 2018
  • 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 28 June 2018
  • 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 15 June 2018
  • 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 12 June 2018
  • 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 8 June 2018
  • 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 1 June 2018
  • 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 29 May 2018
  • 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 20 May 2018
  • 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 18 May 2018
  • 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 8 May 2018
  • 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 2 May 2018
  • 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 27 April 2018
  • 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 16 April 2018
  • 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 13 April 2018
  • 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 9 April 2018
  • 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 4 April 2018
  • 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 20 March 2018
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