Protected Disclosures Act 2014

21.

Internal procedures for protected disclosures made by workers employed by public bodies

21. (1) Every public body shall establish and maintain procedures for the making of protected disclosures by workers who are or were employed by the public body and for dealing with such disclosures.

(2) The public body shall provide to workers employed by the body written information relating to the procedures established and maintained under subsection (1) .

(3) The Minister may issue guidance for the purpose of assisting public bodies in the performance of their functions under subsection (1) and may from time to time revise or re-issue it.

(4) Public bodies shall have regard to any guidance issued under subsection (3) in the performance of their functions under subsection (1).