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  • Sexual Offences and Obscene Publications Bill

    The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is consulting on a draft Sexual Offences and Obscene Publications Bill 2018. The purpose of the Bill is to modernise and consolidate the legislation and address important matters such as: updating the definition of consent to... More
    Opened 3 days ago
  • Regulations Applying MARPOL Annex I - Prevention of Pollution by Oil

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry is consulting on a proposed set of updated Regulations to give effect to the latest version of MARPOL Annex I. The current Regulations applying MARPOL Annex I are the Merchant Shipping (MARPOL Annex I – Prevention of Pollution by Oil) Regulations 2006, which... More
    Opened 3 weeks ago
  • Safeguarding Regulations and Guidance Notes

    The Safeguarding Act 2018 (the Act), which received Royal Assent in April 2018, will, subject to the approval of Tynwald, come into effect in parallel with the underpinning Regulations and Statutory Guidance. The Act strengthens the safeguarding arrangements in the Isle of Man for children... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Fees 2019

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has issued Consultation CP18-09/T14 on proposed changes to fees payable to the Authority from 1 April 2019. More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Group Supervision Consultation Paper

    This consultation sets out proposed requirements for insurance groups for which the Authority anticipates acting as Group Supervisor. More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Corporate Governance Requirements for Insurance Intermediaries

    This consultation sets out proposed new requirements in the area of corporate governance for general insurance intermediaries. More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Credit Unions: The New Regulatory Regime and Amendment to Loan Interest Rate

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today issued Consultation Paper CP18-06/T03 on the new regulatory regime for credit unions and amendment to the existing loan interest rate. More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Social Enterprises in the Isle of Man Survey

    The Department for Enterprise is seeking to identify activity relating to social enterprises in the Isle of Man. More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2019

    The purpose of this paper is to consult on proposed changes to the fees which are charged by the Isle of Man Ship Registry. The proposals in this consultation will form the basis for new Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2019 which will revoke and replace the existing Merchant Shipping... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Telecommunications Market Review - Consumer Survey

    The Communications Commission (the Commission) is undertaking its second round of market reviews. The last market reviews were published in 2012 and now the Commission feels that conditions have changed enough that a second round of market reviews should be conducted. ... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 2 months ago
  • The Draft Beneficial Ownership (Civil Penalties) Regulations 2018 For Contraventions Under The Beneficial Ownership Act 2017

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has issued a consultation paper CP18-05/T17. This paper is seeking views on the introduction of civil penalties for some contraventions of the Beneficial Ownership Act 2017, and invites interested parties to consider the draft Regulations set out... More
    Opened 3 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 3 months ago
  • Seafarer’s Discharge Books, Official Log Books, GMDSS Log Books and List of Crew

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry is proposing to make changes to the legislation which prescribes requirements for the making and keeping of records. The main proposals are: Seafarer’s Discharge Book to be replaced by a new document called a Record of Sea Service Ships to... More
    Opened 3 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 3 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 3 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 4 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 4 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 4 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 4 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 4 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 4 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 4 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 4 months ago
  • Business Agency - Sector Survey

    Business Isle of Man was created to support the Island’s exporting and domestic business clusters, coordinating the promotion and development of opportunities within these sectors in order to ensure the Isle of Man is a prosperous and vibrant place to live and work. We support both... More
    Opened 5 months ago
  • 5th Quantitative Impact Study for Non-Life Insurers

    The Isle of Man Financial Service Authority (“Authority”) has today issued a consultation paper, CP18-03/T04, 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 the... More
    Opened 5 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 5 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 6 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 6 months ago
  • 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
    Opened 7 months ago
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