CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 9 - MISCELLANEOUS  

PART 9.4AAA - PROTECTION FOR WHISTLEBLOWERS  

SECTION 1317AG   1317AG   IDENTIFYING INFORMATION NOT TO BE DISCLOSED ETC. TO COURTS OR TRIBUNALS  


If a person (the discloser ) makes a disclosure of information that qualifies for protection under this Part, the discloser or any other person is not to be required:


(a) to disclose to a court or tribunal:


(i) the identity of the discloser; or

(ii) information that is likely to lead to the identification of the discloser; or


(b) to produce to a court or tribunal a document containing:


(i) the identity of the discloser; or

(ii) information that is likely to lead to the identification of the discloser;

except where:


(c) it is necessary to do so for the purposes of giving effect to this Part; or


(d) the court or tribunal thinks it necessary in the interests of justice to do so.

Note: A discloser may also be able to apply to the court or tribunal, in accordance with the rules of the court or tribunal, for an order protecting the discloser ' s identity.


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