Other Relevant Websites


National Appropriate Adults Network www.appropriateadult.org.uk

Isle of Man Government legislation:  http://www.gov.im/infocentre/acts/
LawCare: http://www.lawcare.org.uk/
Resolution: http://www.resolution.org.uk/

Isle of Man Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme

The Ombudsman Scheme deals with complaints against Isle of Man financial firms such as banks, insurance companies and financial advisers. The site includes details of the Scheme and the complaint procedure. To visit their website click here.

Isle of Man Government. Attorney General

Description of the Role of the Attorney General with documents re Child Abduction for download. To visit the website click here

Isle of Man Government. Chief Secretary’s Office

Description of the functions of the Chief Secretary’s Office: Council of Ministers Division; Crown Division; and External Relations Division. Downloadable documents are available including Government Plans, Advocates Disciplinary Rules etc. To visit the website click here .

Isle of Man Government. Courts of Justice

Provides information on the functions of the IoM Courts; Probate; Enduring Powers of Attorney; Default Actions; Charities; etc. Gives online access to Court Judgments from 2002. To visit their website click here.

Isle of Man Government. Department of Health and Social Security

Information for Patients and Clients;  Benefits, Pensions and National Insurance information. To visit their website click here.

Isle of Man Government. Department of Home affairs

The Department’s responsibilities encompass the police and fire and rescue services, the prison, probation service, emergency planning (Civil Defence) and communications provision on the Island. To visit their website click here.

Isle of Man Government. Department of Local Government  & the Environment

Provides information on Local Government; Planning and Building Control Regulations; Housing; and Health & Safety (including information on 2008 no-smoking legislation). To visit their website click here.

Isle of Man Government: Department of Trade & Industry: Employment Rights

Information on employment legislation and good practice in the Isle of Man. “Employment Legislation Online” contains all relevant Acts, orders & regulations, consultation papers, guides and codes of practice. Other sections cover such topics as equality at work and the Isle of Man Employment Tribunal. Information on current developments is provided by an occasional electronic newsletter Employment Law Update. To visit their website click here.

Isle of Man Government: Financial Supervision Commission

The FSC supervises the private financial and commercial sector in the Isle of Man, with the exception of the insurance industry. The site includes relevant legislation, consultative documents, annual reports 1998/99 onwards, forms, and (within the Companies Registry section) “A Guide to Isle of Man Company Law”. To visit their website click here.

Isle of Man Government. General Registry

Provides information on the IoM Courts, Legal Aid, Registries and the Public Record Office. To visit their website click here.

Isle of Man Government: Insurance and Pensions Authority

The IPA is the regulatory body for insurance and pensions business in the Isle of Man. Information on the site includes all relevant legislation in full text, together with guidance notes. To visit their wesbite click here.

Isle of Man Government. Office of the Data Protection Supervisor

Includes details of all Manx legislation relating to Data Protection. To visit the website click here.

Isle of Man Government: Treasury Department

Amongst a wide range of information and documents relating to taxation and financial matters in the Isle of Man, there are links to legislation, especially on income tax, customs and excise, and e-business. To access these select the appropriate section within “Treasury Divisions”. To visit their website click here.

UK Govt Links

United Kingdom Ministry of Justice: Crown Dependencies

The Ministry of Justice provides the main channel of communication between the UK Government and the three Crown Dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. This page of its web site provides basic information, aimed primarily at Government officials, on the islands’ status, constitutional position, government and law-making procedures. To visit their website click here.

United Kingdom Privy Council Office: Judicial Committee

The Privy Council’s functions include the hearing of appeals from certain Commonwealth countries; appeals from Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man; and “devolution issues” under the UK devolution statutes of 1998. The web site has a full list of all its jurisdictions, lists of relevant legislation, practice directions, selected key judgments before 1999, and full text of all judgments 1999 onwards. To visit their website click here.

United Kingdom. Parliament. Commissioners of Inquiry for the Isle of Man

Commissioners’ Report 1792 (incomplete)

United Kingdom. Parliament. House of Commons. Departmental Committee on the Constitution of the Isle of Man

Isle of Man Constitution Committee. Report of the Departmental Committee on the Constitution, &c., of the Isle of Man. Presented to Parliament by command of His Majesty. London: Published at His Majesty’s Stationery Ooffice.  Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Ltd East Harding Street E.C., Printers to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty. 1911.