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Ireland – Standards – Remedies – Relief

Ireland – Standards – Remedies – Relief

13. (1) If a person causes detriment to another person because the other person or a third person made a protected disclosure, the person to whom the detriment is caused has a right of action in tort against the person by whom the detriment is caused.

(3) In subsection (1) “detriment” includes-

(a) coercion, intimidation or harassment,

(b) discrimination, disadvantage or adverse treatment in relation to employment (or prospective employment),

(c) injury, damage or loss, and

(d) threat of reprisal.

Referenced Legislation: Protected Disclosures Act (2014)

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