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Published by South African Law Commission in [Pretoria] .
Written in English



  • South Africa.


  • Whistle blowing -- Law and legislation -- South Africa.,
  • Disclosure of information -- Law and legislation -- South Africa.

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Edition Notes

StatementSouth African Law Commission.
SeriesIssue paper ;, 20, Project ;, 123, Issue paper (South African Law Commission) ;, 20., Project (South African Law Commission) ;, 123.
ContributionsSouth African Law Commission.
LC ClassificationsKTL1304 .P76 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 9 leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3732137M
ISBN 10062133555X
LC Control Number2003390213

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A qualifying disclosure which is made by a worker and fulfils certain requirements under the Public Interest Disclosure Act Workers who make a protected disclosure are protected against dismissal and victimisation in respect of the disclosure. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Protected disclosures. Pretoria: South African Law Reform Commission., (OCoLC) Material Type. Disclosures to which Act applies: 6A: Technical failure to comply with or refer to Act: 6B: Role of Ombudsmen in providing information and guidance: 6C: Information about internal procedures: 7: Disclosure must be made in accordance with internal procedures: 8. Claimant’s often have a difficult time proving that the treatment is a result of having made a protected disclosure. Section 19 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act makes employers vicariously liable for acts of other employees in relation to protected disclosures. To put it another way, your employer must take steps to prevent.

  Introduction. The Protected Disclosures Act aims to protect people who raise concerns about possible wrongdoing in the workplace. The Act, which came into effect on 15 July , is often called the whistleblower legislation. It provides for redress for employees who are dismissed or otherwise penalised for having reported possible wrongdoing in the workplace.   On 31 July , President Jacob Zuma assented to the Protected Disclosures Amendment Act, No 5 of (the Amendment Act). The Amendment Act brings about numerous changes to the Protected Disclosures Act, No 26 of (the PDA). Whistleblowing and the Protected Disclosures Act is a half day workshop that will look at the legislation and guidance in the area of protected disclosures (i.e. the Protected Disclosures Act and the Guidance issued in March by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform). A protected disclosure also includes disclosures made in the course of a procedure established under any other Act of Parliament (s. 2) Respond to inquiry. Information that the public servant believes could show that a wrongdoing has been committed. Yes.

The Departmental Protected Disclosures procedures are designed to protect, facilitate and support employees who wish to disclose information they have learned through their work, where this information impinges on the department’s ability to carry out its responsibilities. Whistleblowing and the Protected Disclosures Act in Ireland: Law, Rights and Policy is essential reading for all legal practitioners, in particular those specialising in employment and company law. This book will also be of great interest to HR managers, employers, employees, academics, students, and persons interested in whistleblower law. The Protected Disclosures Act is a piece of New Zealand legislation regarding the disclosures, in the public interest, of serious wrongdoing (sometimes called 'whistle-blowing'). The Act promotes the public interest by setting out procedures to be followed when making a disclosure, and provides protection to employees who make disclosures, in accordance with the stered by: State Services Commission. Protected Disclosures Act 26 of & Regulations. has been added to your Edition: 1st Edition.