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Public Interests Disclosures Bill 1997

Bill No. 138
Long Title The Bill defines eight categories of public interest disclosures and puts in place a process that protects whisleblowers from retribution for disclosures made with the honestly held belief that there are grounds to support such disclosures. The Bill also contains measures to deter frivolous and vexatious disclosures, and provides penalties for reprisals against whistleblowers.

Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. James (Jim) Alan Scott MLC

Status Bill ruled out of order by the President
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation
Current Bill
Legislative CouncilDateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced19 Mar 1998  
First Reading19 Mar 1998  
Other ProceduresDateNote No.Related Links
Bill ruled out of order by the President 31 Mar 1998