(1) An investigating authority shall, within twelve months after the commencement of this Act, establish procedures –
(a) to facilitate the making of public interest disclosures;
(b) to deal with public interest disclosures that it is the proper authority to receive.
(2) The procedures to be established under subsection (1) shall include procedures dealing with the following:
(a) making public interest disclosures;
(b) assisting and providing information to a person who is considering making or who makes a public interest disclosure;
(c) protecting a person who makes a public interest disclosure from unlawful reprisals, including unlawful reprisals taken by public officers in relation to the government agency;
(d) acting on public interest disclosures.
Referenced Legislation: Public Interest Disclosures Act (2010)