Protected Disclosures Act 2014


Immunity from civil liability for making protected disclosure

14. (1) No cause of action in civil proceedings, other than a defamation action (within the meaning of the Defamation Act 2009), shall lie against a person in respect of the making of a protected disclosure.

(2) The Defamation Act 2009 is amended in Part 1 of Schedule 1 by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph 13:

“13A. A protected disclosure within the meaning of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014.”.