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  • Private & Ply for Hire Taxi Accessibility Regulations

    The Equality Bill Consultation in 2014 confirmed that there was consensus to make transport as accessible as possible for disabled people. The Department of Infrastructure supports this aim and proposes to make accessibility regulations, to enable the carriage of mobility impaired disabled... More
    Closes 15 February 2021
  • Funding Financial Regulation and Designated Business Oversight

    Further to the related Press Release on 15 October 2020, the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (‘the Authority’) has today issued a Discussion Paper on Funding Financial Regulation and Designated Business Oversight (DP20-01/T14). The Discussion Paper can be accessed below... More
    Closes 22 January 2021
  • CP20-04-T17 Insurance Regulations 2021

    The consultation is to obtain views in relation to proposed changes to the Insurance Regulations 2018. Notably, the changes include updated requirements for non-long term insurers in respect of regulatory reporting and a revised definition of class 12 insurance business. For all insurers the... More
    Closes 22 December 2020
  • Fees from 1 April 2021 and 1 April 2022

    Further to the related Press Release on 15 October 2020 , the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (‘the Authority’) has today issued a Consultation Paper (CP20-03/T14) on proposed changes to fees payable to the Authority from 1 April 2021 and 1 April 2022. More
    Closes 11 December 2020
  • Additional Education Needs (AEN) Code of Practice – Stakeholder Views Survey

    The Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC) is required to produce an Additional Education Needs (AEN) Code of Practice to give relevant public authorities (principally schools, UCM and aspects of the Department) guidance on how to discharge their statutory duties with regards to AEN... More
    Closes 11 December 2020
  • Public Consultation on the Mid Rent Housing Option

    The purpose of this consultation is to gather views about Mid Rent Housing and focuses on the access and eligibility aspects of mid-rent as a new affordable housing product. Mid rent housing is a affordable housing product designed to assist those that may not be eligible for Public... More
    Closes 10 December 2020
  • Consultation on the Future Management of the Isle of Man Crab & Lobster Fisheries in Isle of Man Territorial Waters

    Future Management of the Isle of Man Crab & Lobster in Manx waters (12 nautical miles [NM]) . More
    Closes 7 December 2020
  • Equality Act 2017 - Draft Code of Practice – Services, Public Functions and Associations

    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 ad equal treatment, in a way that allows social and economic inclusion in the community. The Act consolidates and... More
    Closes 7 December 2020
  • Consultation on the Administration of Justice and Other Amendments Bill 2020

    Views are sought on the draft Administration of Justice and other Amendments Bill 2020 (the 'Bill'). The Bill has been developed following policy consultation on the options for improving how civil debts are recorded and made accessible in the Island, and for improving the... More
    Closes 30 November 2020
  • Introduction of a Food Hygiene Rating Scheme in the Isle of Man - Public

    The Department is seeking views on proposals to introduce a Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) in the Isle of Man. The United Kingdom (UK) have operated a FHRS since 2010. Restaurants, takeaways, cafes, pubs, hotels, schools and other places where people eat out or buy food are... More
    Closed 26 November 2020
  • Introduction of a Food Hygiene Rating Scheme in the Isle of Man - Business

    The Department is seeking views on proposals to introduce a Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) in the Isle of Man. The United Kingdom (UK) have operated a FHRS since 2010. Restaurants, takeaways, cafes, pubs, hotels, schools and other places where people eat out or buy food are... More
    Closed 26 November 2020
  • International Co-operation (Protection from Liability) Bill 2020

    Compliance with international standards and providing assistance to other jurisdictions are of crucial importance for the Isle of Man’s position as an international finance centre and reputation as a co-operative jurisdiction. Existing legislation enables the H.M. Attorney General and... More
    Closed 25 November 2020
  • Consultation on Regulatory Framework for Cannabis-derived Products for Export

    The Department for Health and Social Care held a public consultation in 2019 which indicated strong support for the creation of a regulatory framework for facilitating an export-based cannabis sector. In line with the Programme for Government’s strategic objective, ‘An Island of... More
    Closed 19 November 2020
  • Customs & Excise Customer Survey

    Customs & Excise is a Division of the Treasury and is responsible for the collection of VAT, Customs and Excise duty on the Isle of Man. As part of its role Customs & Excise have contact with businesses and individuals through a range of channels. The survey will be undertaken to understand the... More
    Closed 10 November 2020
  • Multi-Band Spectrum Award Consultation 2020: 700MHz and 3.6GHz

    The purpose of this consultation is to signal the Commission’s preliminary views and gather industry thoughts on the forthcoming spectrum award process for spectrum in the 700MHz and 3.6GHz bands and options available. This will in turn allow the Commission to design an appropriate process... More
    Closed 30 October 2020
  • Consultation on the draft Adoption Bill

    The purpose of the consultation is to collect views on proposed new legislation which aims to update the law on the Island in relation to the adoption of children. More
    Closed 23 October 2020
  • Beneficial Ownership (Amendment) Bill 2020

    In order to address several compliance deficiencies identified in the Island’s Mutual Evaluation Report 2016, conducted by MONEYVAL, a small number of amendments are being recommended to the Beneficial Ownership Act 2017 , which are intended to improve the accuracy of the beneficial... More
    Closed 21 October 2020
  • The Introduction of Water Quality Objectives and Environmental Quality Standards

    The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is seeking views on proposals to introduce Water Quality Objectives (WQO) and Environmental Quality Standards (EQS) to assess water quality and monitor compliance for inland, coastal and bathing waters in the Isle of Man. Water quality... More
    Closed 7 October 2020
  • Capacity Bill 2021 Principles

    This consultation seeks views and, where relevant, evidence to support those views, on the policies that will shape the Island’s new Capacity laws. There are a number of questions throughout this consultation paper. They are there to guide you when responding and should not be... More
    Closed 2 October 2020
  • Civil Contingencies Bill 2020

    This consultation is about the development of new legislation to replace the Emergency Powers Act 1936, which was used during the Island’s recent response to Covid-19. Broadly, ‘Civil Contingencies’ concern responses to emergencies, whether they be public health,... More
    Closed 2 October 2020
  • Census questions survey

    This consultation concerns potential questions for inclusion in the 2021 Isle of Man census. More
    Closed 21 September 2020
  • Proposed legislation to update the Merchant Shipping (Manning & STCW) Regulations

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry is consulting on Regulations to update the Ship Registry’s existing Merchant Shipping (Manning & STCW) Regulations to give effect to the latest amendments to the STCW Convention. The purpose of the STCW Convention is to promote safety of life at sea and to... More
    Closed 21 September 2020
  • Courts, Tribunals and Local Authority Procedures, and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2020

    During the COVID-19 pandemic Government, Local Authorities and the Courts all worked under the provisions of the Emergency Powers Act 1936. Some positive operational changes to practices and protocols were made under the Emergency Powers Act 1936, it is proposed that these be retained and... More
    Closed 14 September 2020
  • Credit Unions – Savings Limit Change

    A proposal to make an Order that will increase the limit for savings in a credit union. More
    Closed 13 September 2020
  • Voucher Survey

    Dear Parent/Guardian, The food shopping voucher scheme that was introduced during the COVID19 pandemic on the Island has now been extended from July to September 2020. We would very much like to understand the challenges faced by parents and carers during the school holiday... More
    Closed 7 September 2020
  • Climate Change Bill Consultation

    This consultation is about the development of the Climate Change Bill, a fundamental part of climate action on the Island, necessary to meet the Chief Minister’s target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. More
    Closed 1 September 2020
  • Remote Learning review survey 2020

    Seeking stakeholder views on IOM schools’ remote learning provision during the Covid-19 school closures More
    Closed 10 August 2020
  • Equality Act 2017 Draft Code of Practice on Equal Pay

    The Equality Act 2017 (the Act) is an important piece of social legislation that seeks to ensure fair and equal treatment, to allow for social and economic inclusion in both the economy and society. It consolidates, enhances and replaces earlier discrimination legislation including the... More
    Closed 30 July 2020
  • Support requirements for those claiming the Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance (MERA) or Job Seeker's Allowance (JSA)

    This survey is for people who have claimed either the Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance (MERA) or Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) over the last few months. More
    Closed 30 July 2020
  • The Landlord Registration (Private Housing) Bill 2020

    The Landlord Registration (Private Housing) Bill 2020 will allow the introduction of mandatory regulation of landlords and their properties, and enable enforcement of minimum standards. Introduction by Minister of Infrastructure Currently the Isle of Man does not have any... More
    Closed 27 July 2020
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