Tag: Tynwald

Tynwald setting for 2014 BIPRA symposium

Tynwald setting for 2014 BIPRA symposium

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tynwald has been the setting for the 2014 British-Irish Parliamentary Reporting Association symposium. Officers from the parliaments and assemblies of Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland, the UK and Wales joined with the Isle of Man’s Hansard team over three days to discuss best practice and innovation in parliamentary reporting. Tynwald’s […]

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Kenyan delegation praises study visit to Tynwald

Kenyan delegation praises study visit to Tynwald

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A delegation from the County Assembly of Laikipia in Kenya has completed a study visit to Tynwald and found the experience ‘extremely valuable’. Arranged by the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald the visit built on that of April 2011 when officers from the parliament of Kenya came to study the structure and operation of […]

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Barclays employees celebrate Manx National Week in branch

Barclays employees celebrate Manx National Week in branch

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barclays customers were welcomed into the Victoria Street branch last Saturday with traditional Manx music and dancing as part of the bank’s Tynwald celebration day. The bank organised a number activities in the branch to celebrate Manx heritage ahead of Manx National Week including face painting, live music and traditional Manx dancing. Customers were greeted […]

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Junior Tynwald set to generate lively debate

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Same-sex marriage, sewerage charges, improving driving safety and government spending priorities are among items listed on the Question Paper for Junior Tynwald when the Court sits on Monday July 14th. Organised by the Isle of Man branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) in association with the Department of Education and Children Junior Tynwald invites […]

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Tynwald votes in favour of banning ‘legal high’ AMT

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tynwald has yesterday voted in favour of the Department of Health and Social Care’s Order under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1976, to ban the ‘legal high’ alpha-Methyltryptamine, known as AMT. The ban will come into force from Tuesday 1 July 2014 for a period of one year. The Order was put before Tynwald by the […]

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Former Clerk of Tynwald presents portrait

Former Clerk of Tynwald presents portrait

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Professor St John Bates has presented Tynwald with a personal portrait in memory of his service as Clerk of Tynwald from 1987 to 2001. Receiving the portrait, which will be displayed in the Tynwald Library on long-term loan, the Speaker of the House of Keys Steve Rodan SHK said: ‘As Clerk of Tynwald Professor Bates […]

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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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