Chemicals Act 2008
Protection for persons reporting breaches of Act.
25.—F26[(1)] Where a person communicates his or her opinion, whether in writing or otherwise, to a national authority that—
(a) an offence under this Act has been or is being committed, or
(b) any provision of the relevant chemicals statutory provisions has not been or is not being complied with,
then, no one shall have a cause of action against that person in respect of that communication, unless he or she acted in bad faith.
F27[(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a communication that is a protected disclosure within the meaning of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014.]
Section renumbered as subs. (1) (15.07.2014) by Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (14/2014), s. 24(1) and sch. 4 part 1 item 9, S.I. No. 327 of 2014.
Inserted (15.07.2014) by Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (14/2014), s. 24(1) and sch. 4 part 1 item 9, S.I. No. 327 of 2014.