Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012

PART 4

Protection of Employees and Redress

21.

Protection for persons who report breaches of Act.

21.— F2 [ (1) ] Where a person communicates his or her opinion, whether in writing or otherwise, to a member of the Garda Síochána or the Minister that—

( a) an offence under this Act has been or is being committed, or

( b) any provision of this Act has been contravened,

then, unless the person acts in bad faith, he or she shall not be regarded as having committed any breach of duty towards any other person, and no person shall have a cause of action against the first-mentioned person in respect of that communication.

F2 [ (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a communication that is a protected disclosure within the meaning of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014. ]

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F2

Inserted (15.07.2014) by Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (14/2014), s. 24(1) and sch. 4 part 1 item 15, S.I. No. 327 of 2014.