Protected Disclosure Bill 2013

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 6 September 2013
Elizabeth Ryan
Mason Hayes & Curran
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We asked Mason Hayes & Curran to give us their views on the proposed 'whistleblowing' laws. Elizabeth Ryan, Partner and Catherine-Ellen O'Keeffe, Associate write:

On 3 July 2013, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin TD, published the Protected Disclosure Bill 2013 (the “Bill”) which he referred to as “Ireland’s legal framework for combating corruption”.  This is the first time that a single overarching piece of legislation will apply to protect whistleblowers in all sectors of the  economy.

The need for robust whistleblower legislation has never been more apparent than in recent times.  Internationally, the Snowden saga has raised questions as to

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