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SCOOP print still matters

SCOOP print still matters is an online tool for identifying UK libraries with print collections of official publications issued by the UK Parliament, UK Government, and the Devolved Assemblies, Parliaments, and Administrations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Official publications of the Channel Islands and Isle of Man are also covered. The information contained in the website was collected through the Print Still Matters Project in 2012/13, an initiative of the Standing Committee on Official Publications (SCOOP).

Takeover Panel

The Takeover Panel (or Panel on Takeovers and Mergers) regulates takeovers and mergers in the UK, the Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Its website includes information on the regulatory role of the Panel, the text of City Code on Takeovers and Mergers and related instruments, governing rules, practice statements, forms and checklists. It also has details of current and closed consultations.

Isle of Man Legislation

The official Isle of Man legislation websit,e providing free, open access to all current Acts of Tynwald consolidated to show all amendments. Each of the current acts shows the act consolidated to September 2012. The site offers browse and search facilties and features: current acts presented alphabetically or by subject, with a point in time function allowing previous versions of acts to be viewed; a table of changes made to acts showing the source of amendments and the date they came into effect; all acts published “as enacted” since 2001; all acts repealed since September 2012.


Tynwald is the Isle of Man parliament. Its website provides publications such as Hansard (1997/98 onwards), recent bills, committee reports (2000/01 onwards) and order papers (1997/98 onwards). Information is available about the progress of current bills, parliamentary procedure and the history of Tynwald. The site also includes press releases and lists past and present Members of Tynwald.


The website of this Isle of Man law firm provides a collection of legal and business guides relating to the jurisdiction. The areas of law covered include taxation, trusts, companies and conveyancing.

World Law: Isle of Man

Section of WorldLII's Countries service covering the Isle of Man. The site offers browse and search facilities to trace Internet resources for the Isle of Man including government, legislation, case law and cyberspace. A stored search will automatically search for materials relating to the Isle of Man on all of the WorldLII catalog or databases. This section of WorldLII was developed from work initiated by Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII).

Isle of Man Government

Official website for the government of the Isle of Man. It provides official information and guidance from the various government departments, arranged by subject. There are links to government consultations and to a database of company information. The site is primarily designed for members of the public.


Cains is an international law firm based in the Isle of Man, specialising in banking, financial, commercial, litigation and shipping law. Its website provides information about the firm's services and profiles of staff. There is background information about the Isle of Man including sections on the government, legal system, international relations, regulation and taxation.

Isle of Man Law Society

Website of the Isle of Man Law Society, which represents and regulates advocates practising in the Isle of Man. The site provides information about the history, role and organisation of the Society, along with a selection of FAQs. There is a directory of members which can be searched or browsed by company name, practice area or individual member. Parts of the site are restricted to members only.

Legislation On-Line

A collection Isle of Man legislation prepared by the Isle of Man Attorney General's Chambers. Includes acts in force, repealed acts and orders in council in force. Also provides recent secondary legislation (2000 onwards) as originally made. The website is under development and a disclaimer warns that there may be errors in the legislative texts. The instruments can be browsed chronologically or alphabetically; there are also basic and advanced search facilities. The Isle of Man is a self-governing dependency of the British Crown and is not part of the United Kingdom.