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Council's Public Interest Disclosure (PID) Policy outlines its responsibility to ensure that public interest disclosures are compliant with the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (PID Act) requirements to investigate all public interest disclosures.
For a report to be considered as a PID, it must be from any persons with suspicions, concerns and/or information about:
As defined in the PID Act a public officer (a person who is an employee, member or officer of a public sector entity) can make a PID if they have suspicions, concerns and/or information about:
The PID should identify the incident or issue of concern in sufficient detail to enable an appropriate investigation to be conducted. Depending on the circumstances, disclosures should supply:
Disclosures under the PID Act must be made to a proper authority:
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