7. (1) The Agency for Prevention of Corruption and Coordination of Fight against Corruption shall decide on affording an employee with the whistleblower status within 30 days following his or her request, made in a good faith, to the Agency for Prevention of Corruption and Coordination of the Fight Against Corruption regardless of whether the employee claims that detrimental actions have been taken or only suspects that they could be taken.
(2) Protected reporting/disclosure shall commence from the day of submitting the report referred to in Article 3 of this Law.
(3) The whistleblower shall not be subjected to material, criminal or disciplinary liability for disclosing an official secret in case of he or she reports an act of corruption to the competent authority.
(4) The Agency for Prevention of Corruption and Coordination of Fight Against Corruption shall inform the whistleblower of the decision to afford the whistleblower status.
Referenced Legislation: Law on Whistleblower Protection in the Institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina