Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act
Marginal note:Duty of chief executives
11. (1) Each chief executive must
(a) subject to paragraph (c) and any other Act of Parliament and to the principles of procedural fairness and natural justice, protect the identity of persons involved in the disclosure process, including that of persons making disclosures, witnesses and persons alleged to be responsible for wrongdoings;
(b) establish procedures to ensure the confidentiality of information collected in relation to disclosures of wrongdoings; and
(c) if wrongdoing is found as a result of a disclosure made under section 12, promptly provide public access to information that
(i) describes the wrongdoing, including information that could identify the person found to have committed it if it is necessary to identify the person to adequately describe the wrongdoing, and
(ii) sets out the recommendations, if any, set out in any report made to the chief executive in relation to the wrongdoing and the corrective action, if any, taken by the chief executive in relation to the wrongdoing or the reasons why no corrective action was taken.
(2) Nothing in paragraph (1)(c) requires a chief executive to provide public access to information the disclosure of which is subject to any restriction created by or under any Act of Parliament.
- 2005, c. 46, s. 11;
- 2006, c. 9, s. 199.
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