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Protected Disclosures Amendment Act, No. 5 of 2017

Long title


To amend the Protected Disclosures Act, 2000, so as to extend the application of the Act to any person who works or worked for the State or another person or who in any manner assists or assisted in carrying on or conducting the business of an employer or client as an independent contractor, consultant, agent or person rendering services to a client while being employed by a temporary employment service; to regulate joint liability of employers and their clients; to introduce a duty to inform employees or workers who have disclosed information regarding unlawful or irregular conduct; to provide for immunity against civil and criminal liability flowing from a disclosure of information which shows or tends to show that a criminal offence has been committed, is being committed or is reasonably likely to be committed; to create an offence for the disclosure of false information; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 26 of 2000
2. Amendment of section 2 of Act 26 of 2000
3. Amendment of section 3 of Act 26 of 2000
4. Insertion of sections 3A and 3B in Act 26 of 2000
5. Amendment of section 4 of Act 26 of 2000
6. Substitution of section 6 of Act 26 of 2000
7. Amendment of section 7 of Act 26 of 2000
8. Amendment of section 8 of Act 26 of 2000
9. Amendment of section 9 of Act 26 of 2000
10. Insertion of sections 8A and 9B in Act 26 of 2000
11. Amendment of section 10 of Act 26 of 2000
12. Amendment of long title of Act 26 of 2000
13. Amendment of Preamble to  Act 26 of 2000
14. Short title
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