PART THREE Receipt, Investigation and Decision-Making of Public Interest Disclosure
- Duty to Receive Public Interest Disclosure
/ The head of any public body who is in charge to receive public interest disclosure in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of this Regulation shall register the information, give to the employee acknowledgement of receipt in writing and keep the record confidential.
2/ The disclosure of information shall contain at least the following particulars:
- a) the full name, address and occupation of the employee who made the disclosure;
- b) the nature of the impropriety;
- c) the name and particulars of the person alleged to have committed the impropriety;
- d) the time and place where the alleged impropriety took place, if possible;
- e) any additional evidence under the possession of the employee.
1/ The head of any public body who is authorized to receive public interest disclosure in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of these Regulations shall immediately commence investigation upon receipt of information.
2/ The head of any public body who received public interest disclosure may require evidence necessary for the investigation from any person who is in control of such evidence.
3/ Any employee who made public interest disclosure has the right to assist during the investigation and know its outcome.
4/ If the disclosed information does not fall under his jurisdiction, the head of any public body shall immediately refer the disclosed information to the concerned public body and notify same to the employee who made the disclosure.
1/ The head of any public body who received public interest disclosure shall give decision immediately upon the completion of an investigation.
2/ The decision made in accordance with sub-article (1) of this Article shall be given to the public body where the impropriety is alleged to have been committed.