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12. Amendment of section 8 of Principal Act

The following section is substituted for section 8 of the Principal Act:


(1) A disclosure is made in the manner specified in this section where the worker complies with the requirements specified in subsection (2) for making a report.

(2) A worker may make a report to a relevant Minister if -

(a) the worker is or was employed in a public body, and

(b) one or more than one of the following conditions are met:

(i) the worker has previously made a report of substantially the same information in the manner specified in section 6, 7 or 8, as the case may be, but no feedback has been provided to the worker in response to the report within the period specified in section 6A(1)(e), 7A(1)(c), 10C(7)(b), 10D(7)(b) or 10E(1)(c), as the case may be, or, where feedback has been provided, the worker reasonably believes that there has been no follow-up or that there has been inadequate follow-up;

(ii) the worker reasonably believes the head of the public body concerned is complicit in the relevan