Submissions are invited from interested parties as part of the Department’s review of the operation of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014.  A paper setting out the background to and details about this review can be found here.

Submissions should be forwarded to PDconsultation@per.gov.ie or by post to Seamus O’Reilly, Government Reform Unit, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, 7-9 Merrion Row, Dublin 2, D02 V223 as soon as possible, but no later than Tuesday 10 October 2017.

It should be noted that in general submissions received and reports of any meetings undertaken by the Department with any external parties in response to this consultation process will be published on the Department’s website and will be subject to Freedom of Information.  However in view of the sensitive nature of the subject matter, if a person or body asks that a submission would not be published, then it will be treated as confidential and any aspects of it used in the analysis and report will be anonymised.

Copies of the paper referred to above can also be obtained by contacting Mr. O’Reilly at the above address or by telephone at 076 100 7344.