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Bosnia & Herzegovina – Standards – Disclosure – Authorities

Bosnia & Herzegovina – Standards – Disclosure – Authorities

6. (1) External reporting/disclosure shall imply reporting to the following:

a) authorities responsible to conduct a criminal investigation and prosecution of perpetrators of criminal offences; or

b) The Agency for Prevention of Corruption and Coordination of Fight Against Corruption, and

c) The public, in accordance with article 2, point d) of this Law.

(2) External reporting/disclosure shall be conducted in case that:

a) The procedure based on internal reporting/disclosure referred to in Article 5 of this Law takes longer than 15 days; or

b) The whistleblower has a reason to believe that the procedure based on internal reporting/disclosure referred to in Article 5 of this Law has been irregular, or

c) The whistleblower has every reason to believe that the authorized person who is designated by laws to receive the reports referred to in Article 5 of this Law or the manager of an institution, are directly or indirectly associated with the act of corruption.

Referenced Legislation: Law on Whistleblower Protection in the Institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina
(2013)

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