The Public Interest Disclosure (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 protects those who report serious wrongdoing in the workplace from dismissal or detrimental treatment as a result of their whistleblowing.
The Public Interest Disclosure (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 provides protection for an individual who makes a qualifying disclosure (also referred to as whistle blowing) in good faith to their employer or other third party against dismissal or detriment for making the disclosure.
Index of employment-related statute (Acts and Orders) 1995-1999
Index of employment-related statute (Acts and Orders) 1977-1994
This Order comes into operation on 6/4/14 and effectively adds to the list of prescribed bodies under the Public Interest Disclosure (Prescribed Persons) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999 by replacing the Schedule to the Order.
The Agency has a duty to provide practical guidance on the application of Articles 39 and 40 of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (“the 1992 Order”) in relation to the disclosure of information by employers to trade unions for the purpose of collective bargaining.
No 199 (C 12) The Employment Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2017
This Commencement Order brings into effect in Northern Ireland, as of 1/10/17, reforms to the Public Interest Disclosure (commonly referred to as the Whistle-Blowing legislation) which have been implemented in Great Britain between 2013 and 2015.
Index of employment-related statute (Acts and Orders) 2000-2007
No 507 The Fair Employment (Specification of Public Authorities) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2007
This Order amends the 2004 Order of the same name by amending those specified persons or bodies as public authorities for certain purposes under the Fair Employment and Treatment (NI) Order 1998.