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  • Proposed legislation to comply with the Isle of Man's commitment to the Montreal Protocol, EU Ozone-Depleting Substances and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations

    The proposed Regulations will be of particular interest to all undertakings, as defined in Article 3(26) of the EU ODS Regulation [1] or Article 2(30) of the EU F-Gas Regulation [2] , which produce, recover, recycle, reclaim, use, destroy or trade in Ozone... More
    Closed 14 May 2020
  • Updates to Regulations Applying International Marine Pollution Prevention Regulations

    Updates to Regulations Applying International Marine Pollution Prevention Regulations in particular MARPOL Annexes III-VI and Protocol I. More
    Closed 30 April 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
  • Proposed legislation to update and replace the Isle of Man Ship Registry's Accident Reporting and Investigation Regulations.

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry is consulting on Regulations to give effect to the International Maritime Organisation’s Casualty Investigation Code. The Ship Registry also intends to include requirements for investigating accidents on ships not covered by the IMO Code (for example fishing... More
    Closed 13 April 2020
  • Reform of the Planning System - Proposed Amendments to Increased Permitted Development

    The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on proposed changes to secondary legislation to enable certain types of development to take place without the need for a specific planning application (sometimes called ‘Permitted Development’). More
    Closed 30 March 2020
  • 2020 - Future Constitution of the Communications Commission

    As the Communications Bill 2018 (the Bill) has passed through the Legislative Branches there has been much debate as to the structure of the Communications Commission (the Commission); specifically, regarding the appropriateness of having a political Chairperson. As well as this the... More
    Closed 4 March 2020
  • Regulatory Framework for General Insurance Intermediaries

    Enhanced requirements for general insurance intermediaries. More
    Closed 28 February 2020
  • Area Plan for the North and West- Call For Sites

    Call For Sites As part of the preparations for the Area Plan for the North and West the Cabinet Office is undertaking a ‘Call for Sites’ for land within: Ballaugh, Jurby, Andreas, Bride, Lezayre, Ramsey, Maughold, Patrick, German, Michael, Peel. The... More
    Closed 28 February 2020
  • Flexible Working Regulations 2020

    The draft Flexible Working Regulations 2020 are intended to replace the existing Flexible Working Regulations 2007. The Regulations set out some of the requirements for employees in making a request for flexible working and for employers in dealing with such requests. More
    Closed 21 February 2020
  • CP19-10/T11 - Corporate Governance Code of Practice for Insurers

    The purpose of the consultation is to obtain views and evidence in relation to proposed changes to the current Corporate Governance Code of Practice for Commercial Insurers (which came into operation on 1 January 2019), including extending the proposed amended code on a proportionate basis to... More
    Closed 14 February 2020
  • Review of the Isle of Man Mobile Communications Markets 2019

    The Review of the Isle of Man Mobile Communications Markets 2019 invites views on proposals for the definitions of relevant telecommunications markets, Significant Market Power determinations, and proposed obligations to remedy identified competition issues. Provisions for conducting market... More
    Closed 31 January 2020
  • TT Course Road Closure Schedule Changes 2020

    The Organisers of the TT, Classic TT and Manx Grand Prix Races wish to alter some of the road closure times during the TT in 2020 and, if they prove successful, carry these changes through to the Classic TT and Manx Grand Prix event period as well. The Department is consulting on behalf of the... More
    Closed 31 January 2020
  • TT Course Scoreboard Replacement

    The TT Course Scoreboard is nearing the end of its usable life and will need to be replaced. In order to obtain the view of both the public and fans alike as to what any replacement scoreboard should, look like, what technology should be used and in what form this might be. This information... More
    Closed 31 January 2020
  • Isle of Man Ship Registry Regulations Applying MARPOL Annex II – Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk

    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 II. The current Regulations applying MARPOL Annex II are the Merchant Shipping (MARPOL Annex II – Control of Pollution of Noxious Liquid Substances in... More
    Closed 22 January 2020
  • Fees 2020

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today issued Consultation Paper CP19-07/T14 on proposed changes to fees payable to the Authority from 1 April 2020. More
    Closed 10 January 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
  • Auditor Confirmations in Applications for Insurance Authorisation by Protected Cell Companies and Limited Partnerships

    There is currently a disparity in regulation between the insurance authorisation application processes of conventional companies as compared to Protected Cell Companies (PCCs) and Limited Partnerships (LPs). The disparity being that as a result of previous updates to legislation conventional... More
    Closed 3 January 2020
  • Consultation on proposed no fault divorce legislation

    In October 2018 Garff MHK Daphne Caine was granted leave to introduce a Private Member’s Bill by the House of Keys. This sought ‘to amend the grounds for divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships and judicial separation; and for connected purposes’. Getting divorced is a... More
    Closed 2 January 2020
  • Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2020

    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 2020 which will revoke and replace the existing Merchant Shipping... More
    Closed 27 December 2019
  • Bank Recovery and Resolution Bill 2020

    The consultation outlines the scope and content of the Bank (Recovery and Resolution) Bill 2020. The Bill introduces a Bank Recovery and Resolution (BRR) legislative framework which will seek to: Ensure the continuation of critical banking functions Protect... More
    Closed 13 December 2019
  • Criminal Legal Aid

    This consultation is part of a wider 'Legal Aid Review' project, which is being led by HM Attorney General on behalf of the Council of Ministers. The project is being carried out in two parts to reflect both types of Legal Aid available in the Island, which are Criminal and Civil. This... More
    Closed 21 November 2019
  • Consultation on Liquor Licensing (Occasional Licences) (Temporary Modification) Order 2019

    We are seeking views on proposed amendments, by Order, to the Licensing Act 1995. The purpose of the draft Order is to temporarily modify section 14 of the Act (occasional licences) so as to enable an occasional licence to be granted for a period of a maximum of 21 days in total... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • Financial Services (Amendments) Bill – Discussion Paper

    This discussion paper seeks views on amendments proposed to primary legislation via a Financial Services (Amendments) Bill. More
    Closed 31 October 2019
  • Future Use of Spectrum

    The Commission is consulting on the release of key Spectrum bands that will facilitate the roll out of new technologies such as 5G, as well as providing continuity for current generation services in the intervening period. More
    Closed 23 October 2019
  • 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
  • Children’s Weight Management Strategy

    In the Isle of Man, many of us are struggling to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. We are seeking feedback on proposals for a Children’s Weight Management Strategy, in particular your views on what will work to prevent and reduce children’s overweight and obesity in the Isle of Man... More
    Closed 30 September 2019
  • Equality Act 2017 - Age Exceptions relating to Occupational & Personal Pension Schemes

    The Equality Act 2017 allows Treasury to make legislation specifying circumstances in which it is not unlawful to discriminate against a person on the grounds of their age in relation to certain age-based rules, criteria or decisions for occupational and personal pensions. The... More
    Closed 29 September 2019
  • Reform of the Planning System - Public Consultation in relation to Secondary Legislation

    A Planning Action Plan was laid before Tynwald on 15 May 2018. It included a commitment to make changes to the existing Town and Country Planning Act, 1999. A Planning Bill has been produced and has been supported by both branches of Tynwald. It is currently awaiting... More
    Closed 15 September 2019
  • Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2019

    The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading ('OFT') is a Statutory Board of the Isle of Man Government. One of the purposes of the OFT is to enforce consumer protection legislation, which provides consumers with certain rights when purchasing goods and services. More
    Closed 15 September 2019
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