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Whistle-blow Policy now a legal requirement for all workplaces

Protected Disclosures Act of 2000 Whistle Blowing Amendments – What Employers must know On 2 August 2017, amendments to the Protected Disclosures Act of 2000 were published. The Amendment Act introduces several new provisions which broadens the application of the Act beyond the employer/employee relationship, and places further obligations on both whistle-blowers and employers. The Protected Disclosures Act (PDA) came into effect on 16 February 2001 and provides procedures and protection to whistle-blowers in the private and public sector, who disclose information regarding unlawful or irregular conduct by their employers or fellow employees. It encourages a culture of good governance, accountability and...

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