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Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act

Version of section 8 from 2005-11-25 to 2006-12-11:

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Wrongdoings

 This Act applies in respect of the following wrongdoings in or relating to the public sector:

  • (a) a contravention of any Act of Parliament or of the legislature of a province, or of any regulations made under any such Act;

  • (b) a misuse of public funds or a public asset;

  • (c) a gross mismanagement in the public sector;

  • (d) an act or omission that creates a substantial and specific danger to the life, health or safety of persons, or to the environment, other than a danger that is inherent in the performance of the duties or functions of a public servant;

  • (e) a serious breach of a code of conduct established under section 5 or 6;

  • (f) the taking of a reprisal against a public servant; and

  • (g) knowingly directing or counselling a person to commit a wrongdoing set out in any of paragraphs (a) to (f).

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