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  • Community Hubs

    Would you like to have access to some of our Government services within your town community? Do you prefer a face to face service rather than using the range of digital options available? The Chief Minister’s Community and Public Engagement Committee are... More
    Closes 24 December 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
    Closes 16 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
    Closes 2 July 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
    Closes 25 June 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
  • Are you ok?

    The global pandemic has brought enormous changes to the way we live. It's been tough. In August 2020, the Chief Minister launched the Are you OK? campaign to acknowledge the impact of COVID-19 on people’s wellbeing and mental health. It... More
    Closed 5 March 2021
  • Your thoughts on how GP services, dental services, pharmacies and opticians can best support you to be happy and well

    The Health and Care Transformation Programme (HCTP) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work together to transform health and care services across our Island so that they are high-quality, work in a joined-up way, provide personalised care and are financially sustainable. For more... More
    Closed 29 January 2021
  • Equality Act 2017 - Draft Code of Practice – Services, Public Functions and Associations

    The Equality Act 2017 (the Act) is one of the most important pieces of social legislation to be progressed in the Isle of Man in recent times. It seeks to ensure fair ad equal treatment, in a way that allows social and economic inclusion in the community. The Act consolidates and... More
    Closed 7 December 2020
  • International Co-operation (Protection from Liability) Bill 2020

    Compliance with international standards and providing assistance to other jurisdictions are of crucial importance for the Isle of Man’s position as an international finance centre and reputation as a co-operative jurisdiction. Existing legislation enables the H.M. Attorney General and... More
    Closed 25 November 2020
  • Beneficial Ownership (Amendment) Bill 2020

    In order to address several compliance deficiencies identified in the Island’s Mutual Evaluation Report 2016, conducted by MONEYVAL, a small number of amendments are being recommended to the Beneficial Ownership Act 2017 , which are intended to improve the accuracy of the beneficial... More
    Closed 21 October 2020
  • Civil Contingencies Bill 2020

    This consultation is about the development of new legislation to replace the Emergency Powers Act 1936, which was used during the Island’s recent response to Covid-19. Broadly, ‘Civil Contingencies’ concern responses to emergencies, whether they be public health,... More
    Closed 2 October 2020
  • Census questions survey

    This consultation concerns potential questions for inclusion in the 2021 Isle of Man census. More
    Closed 21 September 2020
  • Equality Act 2017 Draft Code of Practice on Equal Pay

    The Equality Act 2017 (the Act) is an important piece of social legislation that seeks to ensure fair and equal treatment, to allow for social and economic inclusion in both the economy and society. It consolidates, enhances and replaces earlier discrimination legislation including the... More
    Closed 30 July 2020
  • Creating a new Organisation to Provide Health and Social Care Services - Manx Care

    Following Sir Jonathan Michael’s Independent Review of the Health and Care Service, the Health and Care Transformation Programme within the Cabinet Office has been working to implement the recommendations. Amongst the recommended areas to change was that the Department of Health... More
    Closed 17 April 2020
  • Modifications to the Draft Area Plan for the East

    The Inquiry into the Draft Area Plan for the East concluded at the beginning of October 2019. The Department received the Inspector’s Report of the Inquiry in November 2019 which detailed a number of recommendations to the Draft Plan. After careful consideration of these... More
    Closed 14 April 2020
  • Modernisation of the Island’s Electoral System

    This consultation is part of the root and branch review of the Isle of Man’s election legislation. The Cabinet Office have analysed the responses of the previous consultation held in April 2018 on how you thought elections should be run on the Isle of Man to inform the drafting instructions... More
    Closed 6 January 2020
  • Equality Act 2017 - Draft Code of Practice on Employment

    The Equality Act 2017 (the Act) is one of the most important pieces of social legislation to be progressed in the Isle of Man in recent times. It seeks to ensure fair and equal treatment, in a way that allows social and economic inclusion in the community. The Act consolidates... More
    Closed 7 October 2019
  • Immigration Rules Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), (Graduate Entrepreneur) and (Investor) Review

    The Cabinet Office conducted a public consultation to the Immigration Points Based System in 2017. A commitment was made by Council of Ministers to review the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), (Graduate Entrepreneur) and (Investor) Routes and Rules and deliver new immigration Routes and Rules for... More
    Closed 23 August 2019
  • Draft Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 2019 & Draft (Change of Use) (Development) Order 2019

    The Town and Country Planning Act (1999) gives the Cabinet Office responsibility for some planning functions and the Department for Environment, Food and Agriculture responsibility for other functions. The Draft TCP (Change of Use) Order makes reference to the Draft TCP (Use Classes)... More
    Closed 5 August 2019
  • Telecommunications Development Order

    Development Orders can be used to give planning approval for certain types of development (sometimes known as ‘permitted development'). A revised Development Order is required in relation to telecommunications development to facilitate changing technology used, including but not... More
    Closed 5 August 2019
  • Review & Modernisation of Rates

    In the Programme for Government 2016 – 2021, the Council of Ministers has committed to reviewing the domestic (household) rates system. The Cabinet Office has accepted responsibility to set out a full plan for rates modernisation by June 2019. In October 2018, the Minister of... More
    Closed 21 April 2019
  • Year of Our Island Feedback Survey

    Throughout 2018, the Year of Our Island programme worked to inspire people of all ages to explore more and do more on the Isle of Man, and to encourage people to share more of what they love about our Island. Year of Our Island has hosted, supported and enhanced events and... More
    Closed 14 April 2019
  • Proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2008 in respect of restraint and powers for financial investigators

    We are seeking to obtain views on proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2008 (POCA). These proposed amendments seek to address two issues which have been identified as adversely impacting on progress towards meeting recommendations made by MONEYVAL regarding the effectiveness... More
    Closed 11 April 2019
  • Proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2008 (POCA) and the Anti-Terrorism and Crime Act 2003 (ATCA) in respect of Tipping-off

    We are seeking to obtain views on proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2008 and the Anti-Terrorism and Crime Act 2003 . These proposed amendments seek to address a number of technical compliance deficiencies and other issues highlighted in the MONEYVAL Mutual Evaluation... More
    Closed 11 April 2019
  • GDPR and LED Implementing Regulations 2018 and Data Protection (Application of GDPR) Order 2018 updates 2018

    In July 2018, the GDPR and LED Implementing Regulations 2018 (“GLIR”) were approved by Tynwald. These regulations set out the provision for the implementation of the GDPR and the LED on the Isle of Man. In view of the responses to the consultation on the draft Regulations,... More
    Closed 7 November 2018
  • Amendment to the Town & Country Planning Act

    The Isle of Man government conducted a consultation on town planning issues from October 2017 to January 2018. This was a wide-ranging consultation, seeking input from the public about many different aspects of the current legislation, issues of concern and potential legislative changes. ... More
    Closed 31 October 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... More
    Closed 31 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
  • 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
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