Protected Disclosures

Section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 provides that every public body shall prepare and publish, not later than 30 June each year, a report in relation to the immediately preceding year in a form which does not enable the identification of the persons involved. The report is required to specify:

i. the number of protected disclosures made to the public body;

ii. the action (if any) taken in response to those protected disclosures; and

iii. such other information relating to those protected disclosures and the action taken as may be requested by the Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform from time to time.

ODCE includes this report each year in its Annual Report.  In addition, details are available on the relevant sub-pages listed below or from the menu at the left of this page.

2019 - 2020

2017 - 2018

2015 - 2016


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