Whistle-blowers can face prison time

Jul 30, 2014 | 2012 - 2014, News

Whistle-blowers who deliberately disclose false information could face up to two years in prison, and fines. These penalties are contained in new amendments to the Protected Disclosures Act, recently published for public comment. Should the amendments be signed into law, it will be a criminal offence to knowingly disclose false information.