General Scheme of the Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Bill

May 27, 2021
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Transparency International Ireland will be hosting a webinar on the General Scheme of the Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Bill. The Bill will provide for the transposition of the EU Whistleblowing Directive into Irish law by December 2021. 

This webinar will be an opportunity to discuss the key provisions of the Bill and some of the key issues that will need to be addressed to ensure an effective transposition of the Directive in Ireland.

When: 27 May 2021, 9:00am GMT
Where: Online, Register here. 

John Devitt, 
CEO, Transparency International Ireland
Ida Nowers, WIN's Law & Policy Co-ordinator
Dr Lauren Kierans, Barrister & Assistant Profressor of Law at Maynooth University
Lorraine Heffernan, Acting Managing Solicitor, Transparency International Ireland

Ireland is one of just ten EU Member States that already has comprehensive whistleblowing legislation in the form of the 2014 Protected Disclosures Act (PDA). The PDA will be amended to give effect to the Directive and to further enhance and strengthen protections for whistleblowers in Ireland.

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