Isle of Man Corporate Governance Principles and Code of Conduct
The Isle of Man Corporate Governance Principles and Code of Conduct apply to all "designated bodies" and "departments of Government" within the meaning of the Treasury Act 1985. In this Code they are all referred to as "departments". The following are "designated bodies":
all departments (Department of Community, Culture and Leisure; Department of Economic Development; Department of Education and Children; Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture; Department of Health; Department of Home Affairs, Department of Infrastructure; Department of Social Care; and Treasury);
all Statutory Boards (the Communications Commission, Office of Fair Trading, Financial Supervision Commission, Insurance and Pensions Authority, Isle of Man Post Office, Isle of Man Water Authority and the Manx Electricity Authority, that is the bodies to whom the Statutory Boards Act 1987 applies);
any other body or authority (other than a local authority), for example Manx National Heritage, constituted by any enactment for any purposes involving the expenditure of public moneys or the receipt of public moneys for the purposes of that body or authority or for the public revenue;
any other body designated as such for the purposes of the Treasury Act 1985 by order of the Council of Ministers.
For the purposes of this document, the term "department of Government" includes the Chief Secretary's Office, Attorney General's Chambers, General Registry, Personnel Office, Gambling Control Commission, Office of the Data Protection Supervisor, and Industrial Relations Service which are not "designated bodies".