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  • 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 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago
  • Proposed changes to employed person’s allowance and proposed change to income support for lone parents

    This consultation is about proposed changes to the entitlement criteria for the following income-related social security benefits: employed person’s allowance, and income support for lone parents More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Action plan to improve the planning system

    The Isle of Man planning system like planning frameworks elsewhere around the British Isles, was designed and is operated to manage development, balancing sometimes competing interests. The broad aim is to develop the Island sustainably and one of the 20 outcomes in the Programme for Government... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • The Collection of Civil Debt (Phase 1)

    The effectiveness of the current legislative and organisational framework in respect of the collection of debts on the Isle of Man has been the subject of periodic review over a number of years. Proposals and actions have covered a wide variety of areas but the Treasury has been unable to find a... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Regulatory Fees 2018

    Results updated 5 February 2018 The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today published a Consultation Response (CR18-01/T14) following its recent consultation on proposed changes to regulatory fees from 1 April 2018. The response document provides a summary of... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Implementation of Policy on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD)

    BVD virus causes a complex of diseases in cattle, the most important of which can interfere with reproduction, affect the unborn calf and ultimately lead to fatal mucosal disease. BVD virus can also cause enteritis during transient infection, which is usually mild but is occasionally severe... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Merchant Shipping (Survey and Certification) Regulations 2018

    This consultation paper sets out proposals to make new Regulations to give effect to the latest version of Chapter 1 to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). SOLAS is generally regarded as the most important of all international treaties concerning the safety of... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Pre-school and early years childcare and education survey

    Through the Programme for Government 2016-2021 the Government has committed to: increase the coverage of pre-school education facilities across the island increase the hours available through the pre school credit scheme This survey is specifically designed for parents of... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Review of ISP Licences

    This consultation is aimed at considering whether, and if so, how, the Communications Commission should review Internet Service Provider (ISP) licences. The Communications Commission would welcome views from the business community and in particular current and potential licensees. More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Changing local government legislation

    The Department of Infrastructure is proposing to introduce a Bill to facilitate the implementation of a number of recommendations of a Select Committee of Tynwald on Local Authorities: Members’ Interests. This would involve amending the Local Government Act 1985 ('1985 Act'). As part of this... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Group supervision

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today issued a consultation paper CP17-12/T13 in respect of proposed group supervision requirements for life insurance companies which belong to groups of which the Authority anticipates being the Group Supervisor. Although the paper is directly... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Eye Care Strategy

    Eye health is important as problems are a major cause of disability and affect people’s quality of life. Problems increase with age. It is important that problems are identified early and that people are aware of the importance of eye health. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Major changes in the new Education Bill

    The Education Act 2001 has been the primary legislation in education for the past 13 years. It was necessary to make changes in 2009 [Education (Mischellaneous Provisions) Act 2009] and now the Department of Education and Children believes the time is right to look at new legislation in some key... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Civil Aviation (Charges) Scheme 2018

    Amendments to the Scheme of Charges for the Isle of Man Aircraft Registry More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Corporate Governance Code of Practice for Insurers

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today issued a consultation paper CP17-10/T11 in respect of the corporate governance of insurance companies. The paper sets out the Authority’s proposals to update its existing Corporate Governance Code of Practice for Regulated Insurance Entities... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • 4th Quantitative Impact Study for Non-Life Insurers

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (“Authority”) has today issued a consultation paper, CP17-08/T09, 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... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Draft Amendments to the Regulated Activities Order 2011 and the Financial Services (Exemptions) Regulations 2011

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today issued a Consultation Paper (CP17-09/T10) to obtain views in relation to draft amendments to the Regulated Activities Order 2011 and the Financial Services (Exemptions) Regulations 2011. This consultation paper will be of particular... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Smarter use of your data to improve Government services

    This consultation is about developing Isle of Man Government policy on how we use data better than we do at the moment to improve the way services are provided and to help us to become more efficient. We're looking for views from members of the public on: · Principles for... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • General Insurance Intermediaries Consultation Paper

    The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has today issued a consultation paper, CP17-07/T08, in respect of general insurance intermediation business. The paper builds on the feedback received in response to the Authority’s initial discussion paper on the work stream established to review... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Safeguarding Bill 2017

    The purpose of this consultation paper is to invite interested parties to consider and comment on the proposed content of a draft Safeguarding Bill 2017 (“Bill”); a Bill designed to strengthen the safeguarding arrangements in the Isle of Man (“IoM”) for children and vulnerable adults.... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Encouraging Active Travel on the Isle of Man

    The Department of Infrastructure is committed to encouraging the use of active travel on the Isle of Man. Active travel is being defined as walking or cycling as an alternative to motorised transport (cars, buses, motorcycles, etc) for the purpose of making everyday journeys. The long-term... More
    Closed 5 months ago
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