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Protected Disclosures Act, 2000

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To make provision for procedures in terms of which employees in both the private and the public sector may disclose information regarding unlawful or irregular conduct by their employers or other employees in the employ of their employers; to provide for the protection of employees who make a disclosure which is protected in terms of this Act; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


Last update: April 2024

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Latest Developments:


The Protected Disclosure Act, 2000, (Act No. 26 of 2000) has been amended and updated by the Judicial Matters Amendment Act, 2023, as per Notice No. 4597, GG50430 dated 3 April 2024.


The Protected Disclosures Act, 2000 (Act No. 26 of 2000), has been updated with Amendments to Practical Guidelines for Employees Regulations under N702 of 2011, as per Notice No. 4218 of GG49938 dated 22 December 2023.


The Protected Disclosures Act, 2000 (Act No. 26 of 2000) has been updated by Regulations, Regulations relating to Protected Disclosures, 2018 as per Notice No. R. 949 of GG41904 dated 14 September 2018.


The Protected Disclosures Act, 2000 (Act No. 26 of 2000) in Government Gazette No. 21453 dated 7 August 2000 has been added to the site.