Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill

No contracting out

22 No contracting out

(1)

This Act applies despite any agreement, contract, or internal procedure.

(2)

A provision in any agreement, contract, or internal procedure has no effect if it apparently requires a person to do any of the following:

(a)

not to disclose serious wrongdoing that is or could be a protected disclosure:

(b)

to withdraw a protected disclosure:

(c)

to abandon a protected disclosure:

(d)

to make a disclosure of serious wrongdoing in a way that is inconsistent with this Act.

Compare: 2000 No 7 ss 6A(2), 23