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Human Rights and Equal Opportunities

Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Statement

Human Rights Act 2001

The Chief Secretary of the Isle of Man Government has issued a policy on the which can be found here.

The Act incorporates the fundamental rights and freedoms in the European Convention on Human Rights into Manx domestic law.  The Act makes it unlawful for a public authority to behave in a way which contravenes those rights.  If the information in the policy does not answer your questions, please email us at enquiries.cso@gov.im or telephone +44 (0) 1624 686409.

Equal Opportunities Statement

We aim for our policies, actions and recruitment strategy to support our belief that nobody should face discrimination, or are disadvantaged in any way on the grounds of their gender, race, religion disability, age, marital status or sexual orientation.

The Isle of Man Government welcomes applications from candidates regardless of gender, ethnic origin, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant factor. 

The government is bound by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 2001.

The Isle of Man Government complies with the provisions of the Control of Employment Act 1975.  Any potential employee who is not registered as an Isle of Man worker requires a work permit before being eligible for employment in the Isle of Man.

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