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Published date: 21 July 2022

Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Act 2022 (No. 27)

Introductory Text
Acts Referred to
Part 1 Preliminary and General (ss. 1-3)
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1. Short title and commencement
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2. Definition
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3. Repeals
Part 2 Amendments to Principal Act (ss. 4-35)
Chapter 1 Application of Principal Act (ss. 4-7)
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4. Amendment of section 3 of Principal Act
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5. Orders and regulations
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6. Amendment of section 5 of Principal Act
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7. Anonymous reports
Chapter 2 Internal and external reporting channels and follow-up (ss. 8-13)
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8. Amendment of section 6 of Principal Act
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9. Internal reporting channels and procedures
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10. Amendment of section 7 of Principal Act
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11. External reporting channels and procedures
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12. Amendment of section 8 of Principal Act
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13. Amendment of section 10 of Principal Act
Chapter 3 Office of the Protected Disclosures Commissioner (ss. 14-15)
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14. Office of the Protected Disclosures Commissioner
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15. Provisions relating to Protected Disclosures Commissioner
Chapter 4 Provisions applicable to internal and external reporting (ss. 16-20)
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16. Duty of confidentiality
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17. Protection of identity of persons concerned
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18. Data protection
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19. Record keeping
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20. Amendment of Freedom of Information Act 2014
Chapter 5 Protection measures (ss. 21-25)
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21. Amendment of section 12 of Principal Act
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22. Amendment of section 13 of Principal Act
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23. Tort action for damage caused by report of false information
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24. Offences and penalties
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25. Amendment of Schedule 2 to Principal Act
Chapter 6 Miscellaneous and supplementary (ss. 26-35)
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26. Provision for further review
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27. Amendment of section 17 of Principal Act
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28. Amendment of section 21 of Principal Act
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29. Support measures
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30. Information to Minister and reports
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31. Interaction of Directive with other enactments
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32. Transitional provisions
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33. Annex to Directive
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34. Amendment of Ombudsman Act 1980
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35. Amendment of Workplace Relations Act 2015
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Schedule 1 - Schedule 5 to Principal Act
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Schedule 2 - Annex to Directive
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Schedule 3 - Schedule 7 to Principal Act