Tag: Isle of Man Government

Recorded crime at lowest level since 1970

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The number of crimes recorded in the Isle of Man has fallen below 2,000 for the first time in more than 45 years. End-of-year statistics released by the Isle of Man Constabulary show the overall level of crime decreased by 14% during 2015-16, compared with the previous year. A total of 1,968 crimes were recorded […]

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Launch of 2016 TT road safety campaign

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Efforts to promote the 2016 TT road safety campaign will begin long before fans even set foot in the Isle of Man. Visitors travelling by ferry to this year’s festival will receive important safety information with their booking confirmation, thanks to a new partnership with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Road safety officers […]

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Establishment of Financial Intelligence Unit

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man is strengthening is commitment to tackling corruption, money laundering and the financing of terrorism through the creation of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The FIU became operational today, Friday 22 April 2016 after Royal Assent was granted for the Financial Intelligence Unit Act 2016. The legislation establishes the FIU as a […]

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Agreement on sharing Beneficial Ownership information signed

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government today (12 April, 2016) signed an exchange of letters with the United Kingdom Government confirming its commitment to enhance arrangements for providing  information on the beneficial ownership of companies.  Under the agreement the Isle of Man has committed to establishing and maintaining a central electronic register of information that will […]

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Census forms now being delivered

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Census forms are being delivered this week to all Island households in readiness for completion on Sunday 24 April. Census Project Manager Adam Smith explained: “Census Night is Sunday 24 April.   All households in the Island are asked to complete the census form on the 24th either by filling in the paper version that is […]

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Online survey to gather views on border identity checks for sea travellers

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Home Affairs is conducting an online survey as part of its consultation on the possibility of introducing border identity checks for people travelling to and from the Isle of Man by sea. People seeking to comment on the proposal are invited to answer a series of six questions and provide additional feedback […]

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Recruitment begins for nursing degree course

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have you considered studying for a degree that leads to a rewarding career in nursing in the Isle of Man? Recruitment is beginning for a Bachelor/Master of Nursing degree course starting in September 2016. The three-year course is delivered by the Isle of Man Government’s Learning, Education and Development division in partnership with the University […]

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Agreement signed to explore potential for offshore wind farm development

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure has today (Monday 30 November 2015) signed a contract aimed at further unlocking the Isle of Man’s potential to become a leader in offshore energy production. The Agreement for Lease will allow DONG Energy to explore the possibility of developing a wind farm in Manx waters off the north east coast […]

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Licence granted to explore potential for offshore tidal energy

| October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Plans to grow the Manx economy by harnessing the Isle of Man’s natural resources to generate renewable energy have taken a significant step forwards. The Isle of Man Government has granted a survey licence to a local company to explore the possibility of developing a tidal array on an area of the seabed off the […]

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Have your say on the future of sea services

| September 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure is seeking feedback about the future of the Isle of Man’s strategic sea services. A public consultation has been launched today, Monday 28 September 2015, and the responses will help to shape any new agreement for the Island’s lifeline ferry operations. People can submit their views via an online survey at […]

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