Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill

No contracting out

22 No contracting out


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


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


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


to withdraw a protected disclosure:


to abandon a protected disclosure:


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

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