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current Consultations

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TopicAgencyTitleConsultation Period
Nairobi Wreck Removal ConventionShip RegistryConsultation on proposed implementation of Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention

Consultation on the implementation of the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention which sets out the Isle of Man Ship Registry's proposals to make legislation to give effect to the Convention. The consultation paper includes the Convention text for reference. It is intended that legislation be in place in time to request the extension of the Convention to the Isle of Man before the Convention comes into force internationally on 14 April 2015.

20 August 2014 - 1 October 2014
Consultation on implementing the Large Commercial Yacht Code (LY3)Ship RegistryConsultation on implementing the Large Commercial Yacht Code (LY3)

The Isle of Man Government intends to implement new Regulations in order to give effect to the 3rd Edition of the Large Commercial Yacht Code (LY3). LY3 applies to all commercial yachts of 24 metres in load line length or over, constructed on or after 20 August 2013 which are permitted to carry a maximum of 12 passengers. There are also additional requirements stated in LY3 which existing commercial yachts must comply with, although these vessels may continue to be surveyed in accordance with the code they were constructed under (LY1 or 2). Provision is made within LY3 to add specific national requirements within a National Annex and the IOM has produced its own National Annex which is set out in this Consultation paper.

18 August 2014 - 29 September 2014
Consultation on anti-money laundering and countering terrorist financingDHAConsultation on draft - POCA (Business in the Regulated Sector) Order 2014; AML & Countering the Financing of Terrorism Code 2014 and Guidance on Simplified Due Diligence

This consultation covers three linked matters:
• changes to Schedule 4 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2008 (“POCA”), being made by the draft Proceeds of Crime (Business in the Regulated Sector) Order 2014 (“the draft Order”);
• replacement of the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code 2013 with the draft Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Code 2014 (“the draft Code”); and
• proposals for potential simplification of certain requirements.

Each matter is dealt with in individual Sections of this consultation document.

It is recognised the importance of, in particular, the Code to businesses and it is hoped the intention to provide a more user friendly document has been achieved. However, the Department would welcome feedback.

Paper copies and large print copies of the consultation document may be supplied upon request.

15 August 2014 - 10 October 2014
Equality BillCabinet OfficeEquality Bill

Comments are sought on draft Equality Bill. The Bill is based on the UK’s Equality Act 2010 and its aim is to provide a comprehensive legal framework against discrimination in the Isle of Man.

11 August 2014 - 14 November 2014
Beneficial OwnershipCabinet OfficeConsultation on Beneficial Ownership information

The Cabinet Office is consulting on the Island’s current regime for identifying the beneficial ownership of companies, and seeking views on whether a centralised registry of such information would improve transparency.

30 June 2014 - 26 September 2014
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