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  • Climate Change Mitigation Strategy 2020-2030

    Tynwald agreed on a Climate Change Mitigation Strategy in 2016, outlining steps towards the 2050 target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% compared to 1990 levels. Progress has been made since 2016 but much work is still to be done. We are now consulting on the options for possible... More
    Closed 17 May 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
  • Agriculture Strategy

    Following industry-wide consultation the current Agricultural strategy ‘ Delivering a Reliable, Sustainable, Self-reliant Manx Agriculture ’ which introduced the single-farm payment model was introduced in 2008. Delivery has continued through the Countryside Care Scheme (CCS) and... More
    Closed 9 April 2019
  • Review of the rates of Minimum Wage

    The Minister for Enterprise has requested the Minimum Wage Committee to make recommendations to him on any changes to the rate of the minimum wage to become effective in October 2019. More
    Closed 29 March 2019
  • AML/CFT Framework

    The consultation sets out the proposed changes to the Island’s AML/CFT framework. The documents being consulted on are: the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Code 2019; section 157 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2008 and section 68 of... More
    Closed 27 March 2019
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Specified Non-Profit Organisations) Code

    This consultation sets out the proposed Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Specified Non-Profit Organisations) Code. More
    Closed 27 March 2019
  • Prescribing of Medicinal Cannabis

    The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is consulting on the medicinal use of cannabis. Medicinal cannabis is cannabis consumed with the objective of reducing the symptoms of a medical condition. On 1 November 2018, the scheduling of cannabis based medicinal... More
    Closed 20 March 2019
  • Changes to allow Industrial Hemp production

    The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is consulting on the framework for licensing Hemp for industrial use. Industrial Hemp is grown for commercial use as a fibre or foodstuff. Hemp is one of a number of plant species that can be used for fibre production. ... More
    Closed 20 March 2019
  • The New Education Bill

    The Education Act 2001 has been the primary legislation governing what happens in education since it came into effect in 2004. It was necessary to make changes in 2009 and now the Department of Education, Sport and Culture believes the time is right to look at new legislation in some key areas.... More
    Closed 20 March 2019
  • Gambling (Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism) Code 2019

    This consultation sets out the proposal for a new Gambling (Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism) Code 2019 which will replace the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Online Gambling) Code 2013 and will apply to online gambling operators, casinos and bookmakers.... More
    Closed 15 March 2019
  • DP18-03/T18 - Public disclosure for authorised insurers

    This discussion paper looks at the prospective development of a regulatory framework in the Isle of Man for the disclosure of information about Isle of Man insurers to support their stakeholders (for example policyholders, lenders and creditors) in making relevant decisions about those... More
    Closed 28 February 2019
  • 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
    Closed 4 February 2019
  • Group Supervision Consultation Paper

    This consultation sets out proposed requirements for insurance groups for which the Authority anticipates acting as Group Supervisor. More
    Closed 31 January 2019
  • Corporate Governance Requirements for Insurance Intermediaries

    This consultation sets out proposed new requirements in the area of corporate governance for general insurance intermediaries. More
    Closed 31 January 2019
  • 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
    Closed 11 January 2019
  • 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
    Closed 4 January 2019
  • Safeguarding Regulations and Guidance Notes

    The Safeguarding Act 2018, 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 and... More
    Closed 17 December 2018
  • 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
    Closed 14 December 2018
  • 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
    Closed 3 December 2018
  • 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
    Closed 1 December 2018
  • 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
    Closed 30 November 2018
  • 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
    Closed 12 November 2018
  • 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
  • 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
    Closed 2 November 2018
  • 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
    Closed 31 October 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
  • 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
    Closed 26 October 2018
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