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Malta – Standards – Administration – Oversight

Malta – Standards – Administration – Oversight

20. (1) In addition to the matters on which the Minister is empowered to prescribe rules under the provisions of this Act, the Minister may from time to time make regulations, generally for the better implementation of this Act and to:

(i) establish the internal procedures which employers must have in operation for receiving and dealing with information about improper practices committed within or by that organisation;

(ii) establish the procedures which an authority in terms of the First Schedule needs to have in place to receive and process external disclosures;

(iii) lay down the rules for disclosure between the whistleblowing reports unit and the other departments within the authority of which the whistleblowing reports unit forms part;

(iv) set out the duties of communication between the whistleblowing reports unit and the whistleblower and the restrictions thereon; and

(v) lay down rules for the better implementation of this Act.

Referenced Legislation: Protection of the Whistleblower Act (2013)

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