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  • Code of Practice on Recognition of Trade Unions in the Workplace

    Codes of Practice are written in clear terms for lay people in order to provide practical guidance on specific topics. The Department for Enterprise has powers to issue codes for the purpose of improving industrial relations. One of these is the Code of Practice on Trade Union Recognition 2001. This Code sets out expectations and a process for recognition of a trade union in a workplace by an employer. Recognition is important because, though Isle of Man law places no... More
    Opened 19 February 2024
  • Whistleblowing to Prescribed Persons

    The Department for Enterprise introduced the Employment (Amendment) Bill to the House of Keys in June 2023. Among other things, the Bill includes measures to improve the legislative framework around whistleblowing. Alongside these changes the Department has committed to reviewing the list of those referred to as 'prescribed persons' in the whistleblowing legislation. Prescribed persons are persons (or bodies) to whom a worker can make a whistleblowing disclosure, in... More
    Opened 5 January 2024
  • Land Registry Legislation

    The Central Registry seeks views on proposals for changes to legislation relating to land registration. This consultation proposes a number of changes to the law on Land Registration focussing on possessory title, triggers for registration and dispute resolution. In addition, the consultation considers some further updates to the Land Registration Act 1982. The additional changes are in relation to timescales for submission of applications and updating... More
    Closed 9 October 2023
  • Access to Cash Survey

    As part of our commitment to responding to the Access to Cash Report 2022 findings , the Department for Enterprise (DfE) is seeking information through a survey in regards to how individuals make payments and more generally use cash. Responses will be collated to provide DfE with an indication of the current cash usage trends across the Island’s adult population. More
    Closed 7 September 2023
  • Further reforms to the work permit system

    The Department is considering further reforms to the work permit system in line with a commitment in the Island Plan and in support of the ambitions of the Economic Strategy. The Department wishes to seek feedback on proposals to further reform work permits, in order to fully inform any final proposals brought forward. More
    Closed 28 April 2023
  • Whistleblowing legislation

    The Department seeks views on a number of short term changes to improve whistleblowing legislation, while also consulting on proposals for longer-term, more far reaching changes to the whistleblowing framework in the Isle of Man. More
    Closed 12 September 2022
  • 2022 MGP Visitor Survey

    The Department for Enterprise welcomes visitors to complete the 2022 MGP Visitor Survey. The survey is undertaken annually and aims to provide an assessment of the economic impact of the event in the Isle of Man. More
    Closed 4 September 2022
  • Regulation of zero hours contracts

    This consultation seeks views on a number of measures intended to address issues faced by those who are on zero hours contracts or otherwise not in regular employment. More
    Closed 26 August 2022
  • Family leave rights

    The Department seeks views on the introduction of a number of family leave rights. Specifically, these are: Introduction of shared parental leave Introduction of parental bereavement leave Provision for 'keeping in touch' days for maternity and paternity leave Extension of rights to time off for ante natal care Introduction of time off for adoption appointments Time off for dependants More
    Closed 26 August 2022
  • Isle of Man TT Races – Schedule change starting from TT 2023

    Following extensive customer and stakeholder research conducted following the cancellation of TT 2020 and TT 2021, the Department for Enterprise (DfE) has proposed a new race schedule to unlock the event’s full potential, maximising the return on the public purse investment needed to deliver the event and ensure the event’s long term sustainability and viability. Please read the consultation paper, available under 'Related' below, in full before responding to the consultation. More
    Closed 19 August 2022
  • 2022 Southern 100 Visitor Survey

    The Department for Enterprise welcomes visitors to complete the 2022 Southern 100 Visitor Survey. The survey is undertaken annually and aims to provide an assessment of the economic impact of the event in the Isle of Man. More
    Closed 24 July 2022
  • TT 2022 Visitor Survey

    The Department for Enterprise welcomes visitors to complete the TT 2022 Visitor Survey. The survey is undertaken annually and aims to provide an assessment of the economic impact of the event in the Isle of Man. The 2022 Visitor Survey will be the 8 th in the series. More
    Closed 19 June 2022
  • Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures

    The Department has published Codes of Practice for employers and workers on disciplinary and related procedures since 1992. The current Code, the Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures was published in 2007 and provides guidance on: producing and using disciplinary and grievance procedures what constitutes reasonable behaviour when dealing with disciplinary and grievance issues, and the right to bring a companion to grievance and... More
    Closed 26 April 2022
  • Regulations Applying SOLAS Chapter VII – Dangerous Goods

    Regulations Applying SOLAS Chapter VII – Dangerous Goods More
    Closed 24 December 2021
  • Electronic Transactions

    A consultation on the Electronic Transactions Act 2000 and broader legal framework for electronic identification, digital signatures and electronic transactions. More
    Closed 29 October 2021
  • Aircraft Registration and Marking Legislation

    This consultation sets out our proposals for the replacement of the aircraft registration and marking provisions currently in the Air Navigation (Isle of Man) Order 2015 with new legislation. This aviation specific technical consultation is expected to be of relevance to owners or operators of aircraft registered in the Isle of Man and to those persons and companies that support and facilitate the ownership and registration of such aircraft e.g. aircraft management services;... More
    Closed 1 October 2021
  • Artist’s Resale Right

    Artist’s Resale Right – an intellectual property right which entitles artists to a proportion of the value of any of their artworks that are resold. More
    Closed 27 August 2021
  • Consultation on TT Schedule Change – 2023 and beyond

    The Department for Enterprise is seeking the views of the public in relation to a proposed permanent schedule change to the TT Races, which, if approved, will take effect from the 2023 event. Views and comments in regards to the proposed road closure schedule are invited. More
    Closed 2 July 2021
  • Regulations Applying SOLAS Chapter VI – Carriage of Cargoes and Oil Fuels

    Regulations Applying SOLAS Chapter VI – Carriage of Cargoes and Oil Fuels More
    Closed 13 May 2021
  • TT Fan Voice: Travel & Accommodation

    Last year we conducted our biggest ever public survey about the Isle of Man TT Races with thousands of you sharing your experiences with us. Many of you took the opportunity to tell us about your frustrations around travelling to the TT in particular. More
    Closed 31 January 2021
  • 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 Enterprise and Opportunity’, the Department for Enterprise is now consulting on the establishment of a Regulatory Framework (‘Framework’) for Cannabis-derived Products for Export. The intent of... More
    Closed 19 November 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
  • 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 boats and pleasure vessels). The new Regulations will replace the existing Isle of Man Merchant Shipping (Accident Reporting & Investigation) Regulations 2001. Please be aware this is a legislation... More
    Closed 13 April 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
  • 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 organisers to obtain feedback into the proposed changes for 2020. 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 will be used to direct the Department’s development of the replacement. 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 Bulk) Regulations 2008, which will be revoked. More
    Closed 22 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 (Fees) Regulations 2019. More
    Closed 27 December 2019
  • Civil Aviation (Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air) Order

    We are in the process of replacing and updating elements of the existing aviation safety legislation and this consultation is part of a wider package covering all aspects of aviation in the Isle of Man and for Isle of Man registered aircraft. This consultation covers the aspects of the proposed legislation relating to the safe transport of dangerous goods by air. More
    Closed 30 August 2019
  • Civil Aviation (Air Traffic Services) Order

    We are in the process of replacing and updating elements of the existing aviation safety legislation and this consultation is part of a wider package covering all aspects of aviation in the Isle of Man. This consultation covers the aspects of the proposed legislation relating to the provision of air traffic services in the Isle of Man. More
    Closed 30 August 2019
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