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Zambia – Standards – Administration – Oversight

Zambia – Standards – Administration – Oversight

(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;

and

(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;

and

(d) acting on public interest disclosures.

Referenced Legislation: Public Interest Disclosures Act (2010)

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