Tag: Tynwald

Tynwald votes to continue ban on ‘legal high’ MDAI

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tynwald voted in favour of extending the ban on the so called ‘legal high’ MDAI for a further one year period at its sitting in December. MDAI will remain a Class C drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1976 with effect from 1 January 2014, which means that the ban will continue uninterrupted. Minister […]

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Island unifies money laundering and terrorist financing codes

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE Isle of Man has underlined its commitment to keeping pace with evolving international standards by consolidating its codes of practice relating to money laundering and terrorist financing. Tynwald recently supported a move by the Department of Home Affairs to unify the relevant codes governing the main financial services sector and online gambling. The codes […]

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‘Legal High’ MDAI ban extended for a further 12 months

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

At its December sitting, Tynwald voted in favour of extending the ban on the so called ‘legal high’ MDAI for a further 12 months. The ban, which will see MDAI remain a Class C drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1976, will come into force on 1 January 2013, meaning that the ban will […]

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Isle of Man Health Minister to appear before Committee

| July 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Social Affairs Policy Review Committee, a Standing Committee of Tynwald, will be taking oral evidence from the Minister for Health for the first time next week. A wide range of topics is likely to be covered in the evidence session, in which the Chief Executive of the Department of Health, Mr David Killip, will […]

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Proposed transfer of Mental Health Service to go to July Tynwald

Proposed transfer of Mental Health Service to go to July Tynwald

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

An order transferring the Island’s Mental Health Service (MHS) from the Department of Social Care to the Department of Health is to be moved at the July sitting of Tynwald by the Minister for Health, David Anderson MHK. The proposal, which has been agreed by the Council of Ministers, follows a review of the organisational […]

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‘Legal high’ Methoxetamine to be banned in the Isle of Man from 1st July 2012

‘Legal high’ Methoxetamine to be banned in the Isle of Man from 1st July 2012

| June 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tynwald has voted in favour of making Methoxetamine (known as mexxy) a controlled substance under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1976. The move, which came during its June sitting, will see the substance effectively classified as a Class C drug, with the ban coming into force on Sunday, 1st July 2012. Minister for Health, David […]

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MANSAT PROVIDES TESTIMONY ABOUT ISLAND SPACE INDUSTRY

| May 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Standing Committee of Tynwald on Economic Policy Review has heard testimony from Chris Stott, Chairman and CEO of ManSat, about the development of the Island’s space industry. Members of the Committee included Chairman Leonard Singer MHK and Howard Quayle MHK. Mr Stott answered questions about ManSat’s successful partnerships with Government over the last 12 […]

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Special Sitting of Tynwald Court to recognise Diamond Jubilee celebrations

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

A special sitting of Tynwald Court is to be held on Tuesday May 22nd 2012 in recognition of Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Members of the House of Keys and the Legislative Council will be joined by their Honours First Deemster Doyle, Second Deemster Corlett and Deemster Montgomerie for the sitting of the Court […]

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Tynwald select committee to examine advocates’ case management practices

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Tynwald select committee is inviting evidence from members of the public of their experience of time wasting by advocates in civil proceedings. The members are Brenda Cannell MHK, Tony Wild MLC and John Houghton MHK who serves as committee chairman. Mr Houghton explained: ‘The committee would welcome summaries from members of the public regarding […]

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Statement from Alfred Cannan MHK

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Budget for 2012/13, which has now been approved by Tynwald, sets out not only Government’s current financial position but also the strategy for rebalancing Government’s finances over a four year period. It is clear that financial rebalancing is fundamental to our future success and it will, inevitably, require difficult decisions to be made. Not […]

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