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Protected disclosures

South African Law Reform Commission.

Protected disclosures

by South African Law Reform Commission.

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Published by South African Law Reform Commission. in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whistle blowing -- South Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSouth African Law Reform Commission..
    SeriesDiscussion paper -- 107., Project -- 123., Discussion paper (South African Law Reform Commission) -- 107., Project (South African Law ReformCommission) -- 123.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 76 p. ;
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19522408M
    ISBN 100621351164

      protected disclosure has been made, and that the disclosure was the main reason for the victimisation or dismissal. Protected disclosures include those relating to criminal offences, miscarriages of justice, dangers to health and safety, damage to the environment and the concealment of such matters. Although the onus is on an. The Protected Disclosures Act came into operation on 15 July The Act provides that employees who raise concerns (protected disclosures) about actual or potential wrongdoing in their workplace, will benefit from a range of employment and other protections.

    The goal of the guide is to inform federal employees about the whistleblower rights and protections available under the Whistleblower Protection Act, as amended by the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act and the Follow the Rules Act.. Drawing on their experience enforcing the WPA at OSC and representing whistleblowers in private practice, the guide provides an overview of the WPA and.   Judge John Keenan ruled in our favor, finding that I made no improper disclosures, and my book, “Opening Arguments: A Young Lawyer’s First Case—United States v. Oliver North,” was.

    Statement relating to the period January to December The Protected Disclosures Act became operational on 15 July The Act provides a statutory framework within which Office of the Attorney General current or former staff members can raise concerns regarding potential wrongdoing within the workplace that has come to their attention, in the knowledge that they can avail of. constitutes a protected disclosure and the process for making such a disclosure. 2. Protected Disclosures of Information This procedure was devised to give effect to the legislation on Protected Disclosures of Information as provided for in the Health Act (as amended by the Health Act ).


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Protected disclosures by South African Law Reform Commission. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Protected disclosures act An Act to make provision for and in connection with the protection of persons from the taking of action against them in respect of the making of certain disclosures in the public interest and for connected purposes. “(3) This section does not apply to a communication that is a protected disclosure within the meaning of the Protected Disclosures Act ”.

Section 4. After subsection Protected disclosures book insert— “(1A) Subsection (1) does not apply to a communication that is a protected disclosure within the meaning of the Protected Disclosures Act ”.

Section 5. 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 Julyis 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 JulyPresident 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. The Protected Disclosures Act provides a comprehensive suite of protections to `whistleblowers' who are penalised by their employer or dismissed.

The Amended Protected Disclosures Act introduces significant new obligations and protections that require the attention of all South African employers, and this article is not exhaustive. Ensure that your policies and procedures comply with the full provisions of the Act as amended and seek professional legal advice for compliance assurance.

What is the law guide. The Desktop Lawyer law guide aims to present the law to you in a comprehensive yet jargon-free and easy-to-read format. Our law guide is constantly kept up to date with changes in business and family law by our team of in house solicitors, and includes information across all the legal jurisdictions in the UK.

The Protected Disclosures Act came into law in July of The Act provides protection to “workers” against dismissal for having made a protected disclosure. (A “worker” includes employees (public and private sector), contractors, trainees, agency staff, former employees and interns and members of an Garda Siochana).

The book is an easy-to-understand reference that provides you with invaluable analysis and ts:*Protected Disclosures Act *S.I. of (as amended)*Industrial Relations Act Code of Practice (S.I.

The Protected Disclosures Act was introduced to give protection to all workers who make a protected disclosure (also known as ‘whistleblowing’). It provides protection to all workers, including employees, contractors, agency workers, and trainees. the necessary support for staff who raise genuine concerns.

The Protected Disclosure Act requires every public body to establish and maintain procedures for dealing with protected disclosures and to provide written information relating to these procedures to workers. This document sets out Revenue policy on Protected Disclosures (the policy).On 28 October a new SI was implemented, the Industrial Relations Act (Code of Practice on Protected Disclosures Act ) (Declaration) Order (the “Code of Practice”).The aim of this draft Code of Practice is to help employers, workers and their representatives better understand the law in relation to protected disclosures, and to give guidance on how best to deal with the.The Protected Disclosures Act (PDA) is a prominent law aimed at the protection of whistle-blowers.

For employees to be comfortable with blowing the whistle, though, there must be an encouraging and supportive environment in the workplace, as well as an established culture of whistle-blowing.