Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following subsections after subsection (2):
"(3) Subject to subsections (5) to (8), for the purposes of enabling the making of reports, an employer with 50 or more employees shall, in accordance with this section and section 6A, establish, maintain and operate internal reporting channels and procedures for the making of such reports and for follow-up (in this Act referred to as 'internal reporting channels and procedures').
(4) The threshold of 50 employees provided for by subsection (3) shall not apply where the employer -
(a) is a public body, or
(b) falls within the scope of the Union acts referred to in Parts I.B and II of the Annex.
(5) Subsection (3) shall not come into effect for employers, other than public bodies and entities who fall within the scope of the Union acts referred to in Parts I.B and II of the Annex, with not less than 50 but not more than 249 employees until 17 December 2023.
(a) Following the…