Contract Law: Whistleblowing Provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2011

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 11 November 2011 Issues covered:

Mary Brassil writes:

Today's article concerns Whistleblowing Provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2011.

1. Introduction

The recently enacted Criminal Justice Act 2011 (the “Act”) includes protection for whistleblowers that make disclosure to An Garda Síochána regarding certain, largely financial based offences and will be of particular interest to companies working in the financial services and associated sectors. The Act also protects whistleblowers that make a disclosure regarding money laundering and therefore, to some degree at least, all employers should have an awareness of its scope.

Employers should also be aware that, depending on the circumstances, employees may also be entitled to

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