ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title
Information the disclosure of which is protected
3. Disclosure of impropriety
4. Protection of disclosure of impropriety
5. Disclosures made on frivolous or other grounds
6. Disclosures concerning merits of Government policy
7. Disclosures motivated by object of avoiding disciplinary action
8. Person to whom or institution to which disclosure of impropriety may be made
Procedures for disclosure of impropriety and related action
9. Procedures for making disclosure
10. Reduction of disclosure into writing
11. Action by person who receives disclosure of impropriety
12. Compulsory receipt of disclosures
Protection for making disclosure of impropriety
14. Protection of whistleblower
15. Protection against civil and criminal action
16. Void provision in employment contracts
Offences and penalties
17. Making false disclosures
18. Disclosing the identity of a whistleblower
19. Disclosure of information to a third party
20. Disclosing the details of the disclosure
21. Victimisation of whistleblower
22. Failure to take action by an authorised person
Act 9, 2016,
S.I. 140, 2016.
An Act to provide for the manner in which a person may disclose conduct adverse to the public interest; to provide for the manner of reporting and investigations of disclosures of impropriety; and the protection against victimisation of persons who make the disclosures; and to provide for related matters.
[Date of Commencement: 9th December, 2016.]
Preliminary (ss 1-2)
This Act may be cited as the Whistleblowing Act.
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