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  • 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 4 days ago
  • 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 1 week ago
  • 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 2 weeks ago
  • 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 3 weeks ago
  • 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 3 weeks ago
  • 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 1 month ago
  • 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 1 month ago
  • 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 1 month ago
  • 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 months ago
  • 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 2 months ago
  • 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 2 months ago
  • 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 2 months ago
  • 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 2 months ago
  • 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 3 months ago
  • 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 3 months ago
  • The Area Plan for the East: Additional potential development sites

    Last year the Cabinet Office published a set of consultation documents to mark the start of the formal process to prepare a new development plan for the East of the Island. This process, known as ‘ Preliminary Publicity ’, was a public consultation on the matters that the Department intended... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Introduction of a new Data Protection Bill (GDPR)

    In the Programme for Government , the Council of Ministers committed to ensuring that the Island’s legislative position is equivalent to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by May 2018. The Isle of Man Government’s proposed approach is the introduction of a short Data... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Survey for businesses selling insurance alongside other goods and services

    This survey is for businesses that are not registered with the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Many businesses sell insurance alongside their principal goods or services (ancillary insurance). This activity is not currently regulated by the FSA because there is an exemption in legislation... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Possible futures for car tax

    The consultation is about how the Department of Infrastructure generates revenue to build and maintain the road network. Current provisions are becoming more and more complicated and we need to develop better, more modern ways to fund road maintenance. More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Proposed changes to road closures for events on the TT Course in 2018

    The Department for Enterprise and ACU Events Limited are considering trialling some changes to the road closure schedule for this year’s TT practice sessions in response to the significant delays and cancellations during the 2017 event due to the poor weather conditions. It is not intended... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Amendments to access and eligibility criteria for public sector housing

    The consultation is about the access and eligibility criteria for general needs public sector housing which were introduced in 2002. In line with the recent updating of Older Persons (Sheltered) criteria in 2016, the timing is right for a review such that: We can continue to have... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Proposed changes to the Building Regulations

    The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is reviewing the content of the Building Regulations in order to focus on matters concerning energy efficiency and also proposing updates to reflect changes to building practices. The proposed amendments are to help achieve the requirements set... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Insurance (Long-Term Business Valuation and Solvency) Regulations 2018

    Consultation paper CP17-15/T12 sets out new valuation and solvency regulations for insurers authorised to carry on long-term insurance business. The Insurance (Long-Term Business Valuation and Solvency) Regulations 2018 will replace the Insurance (Valuation of Long Term Liabilities) Regulations... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Insurance Regulations 2018

    Consultation paper CP17-14/T15 concerns new Insurance Regulations which will apply to all authorised insurers and permit holders. The Insurance Regulations 2018 will replace the Insurance Regulations 1986 and the Insurance (Supplementary Information) Regulations 2016. The main purpose of the... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Anti-money laundering and other financial crime (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2017

    This consultation is about proposed changes to anti­-money laundering and other financial crime legislation. The proposed Bill seeks to introduce new anti-money laundering requirements relating to unregulated trustees, foundations and other matters. These amendments are being proposed... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Conduct of Business Code for Non-Long Term Insurance

    CP17-11/T01 sets out the Authority’s views on developing the Island’s existing regulatory framework to enhance the fair treatment of policyholders in relation to non-long term insurers through the issue of the draft Insurance (Conduct of Business) (Non-long Term Insurance) Code 2017 (“the... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Review of tourism legislation

    The object of this consultation is to review the existing legislation relating to tourism in the Isle of Man and to seek views on possible changes to that legislation, with a view to providing an up-to-date code which will encourage and support the tourist industry as part of the modern economy of... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Local Government financial reporting requirements

    To inform Local Government bodies and other interested stakeholders of the proposed introduction of new financial reporting requirements for the sector, and to seek the views of all stakeholders and to receive feedback on the proposals. More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Licensing of additional spectrum bands

    The Communications Commission is proposing to award additional spectrum allocations to Bluewave, Manx Telecom and Sure in various bands 900MHz, 1800MHz, 2100MHz, 2.6GHz and 3.4GHz. More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Consumer Broadband Habits Survey

    Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. The Communications Commission is gathering information on how Isle of Man consumers use their broadband subscriptions, whether this is a fixed or mobile broadband subscription, so that we can better understand what is important to you. ... More
    Closed 5 months ago
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