Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill

14 Receiver may decide no action is required


A receiver of a protected disclosure may decide that no action is required and, if so, must inform the discloser (with reasons).


Reasons that may be appropriate for deciding that no action is required include that—


the requirements of sections 8 to 10 are not met:


the length of time between the alleged serious wrongdoing and the disclosure makes an investigation impracticable or undesirable:


the matter is better addressed by other means.