Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill

Schedule 2 Examples of concerns and examples of appropriate authorities

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Nature of concernsAppropriate authority

Anticompetitive conduct

Commerce Commission

Banks (registered banks)

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Charities

Department of Internal Affairs

Solicitor-General

Consumer protection

Commerce Commission

Crime

Commissioner of Police

Director of the Serious Fraud Office

Education service

Ministry of Education

Education Review Office

Energy safety

WorkSafe

Environment

Ministry for the Environment

Department of Conservation

Financial reporting (private sector–issuers and large companies)

Financial Markets Authority

Financial reporting (public sector)

Controller and Auditor-General

Health

Ministry of Health

Health and Disability Commissioner

Insurers (licensed insurers)

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Intelligence and security or classified information

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security only (see section 25)

International relations

Ombudsman only (see section 26)

Local Government

Ombudsman

Controller and Auditor-General

Department of Internal Affairs

Police

Commissioner of Police

Independent Police Conduct Authority

Professional or trade conduct

Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment

Prosecutions

Solicitor-General

Public sector

Ombudsman

Controller and Auditor-General

Sector regulation

Commerce Commission

State services

State Services Commission

The Treasury (for State-owned enterprises, Crown companies, and organisations named or described in Schedule 4 of the Public Finance Act 1989)

Transport and transport safety issues

Ministry of Transport

Whistleblowing and protected disclosures

Ombudsman

Work health and safety

Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment

WorkSafe