After alerting the agency to the violations, the whistleblower
provided extensive and ongoing cooperation during the course of the investigation, including the review of documents and the provision of sworn testimony, and continued to provide additional new information that advanced the investigation.
An officer duly authorized by the Commission may make an assessment of the Whistleblower
Information within a period of sixty days from receipt of the complaint.
ISLAMABAD -- The PTI's government in the Thursday's National Assembly introduced seven bills, including 'the Whistleblower
Protection and Vigilance Commission bill' with an aim to provide mechanism for whistleblower
information by providing some 'incentives'.
(TAP) - President of the National Anti-Corruption Authority (INLUCC) Chawki Tabib, on Tuesday, urged the Prime Ministry to publish the regulatory decrees related to the law on the exposure of corruption and protection of whistleblowers
to facilitate work of the Authority.
However, this person must be employed by the same employer as the whistleblower
.In addition, a person who will take action against whistleblowers
at their workplace without the new authority's prior approval, or disclose the whistleblower
's name, will take administrative responsibility for their actions.
MPs along with the Cyprus Integrity Forum (CIF) have called for the adoption of legislation to encourage potential whistleblowers
to come forward in the public interest in a war on corruption.
In 2006, Congress passed Public Law 109-432, the first substantial revision to the whistleblower
statute since its creation 139 years before.
According to the proposed law, a Whistleblower
Reward Fund financed mainly by the exchequer and donors would be established.
A number of best practice guides and international actors use the term 'whistle blowing' when referring to internal reporting, including the 2013 Transparency International principles for whistleblower
legislation, 2011 OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises and the British Standards Institute's 2008 whistle blowing arrangements code of practice.
To be successful, the whistleblower
program should provide an adequate incentive for whistleblowers
to risk their reputations and careers and come forward with information, while also maintaining its ability to collect sufficient revenue to close the tax gap.
* The claims were denied due to examination or whistleblower
issues that were a "no change" (in tax liability) or no "Title 26 Collected Proceeds" (seizure of assets under administrative or civil judicial procedures).
Pistaljka ("The Whistle"), the investigative journalism website my wife, Dragana Matovic, and I founded seven years ago in Belgrade is devoted to whistleblowing and whistleblower