Section 8 – Protected disclosure to certain persons or bodies
Protected disclosure to certain persons or bodies
8. (1) Any disclosure made in good faith to
(a) the Public Protector;
(b) the Auditor-General; or
(c) a person or body prescribed for purposes of this section; and in respect of which the employee concerned reasonably believes that—
(i) the relevant impropriety falls within any description of matters which, in the
ordinarv course are dealt with bv the nerson or bodv concerned: and
(ii) the information disclosed, and any allegation contained in it, are substantially tree, is a protected disclosure.
(2) A person or body referred to in, orprescrtbed in terms of, subsection(1) who is of the opinion that the matter would be more appropriately dealt with by anotier person or body referred to in, or prescribed in terms of, that subsection, must render such assistance to the employee as is necessary to enable that employee to comply with this section.