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SECTION 12, 13, 14 WHISTLE BLOWERS PROTECTION ACT 2014

What is Protection of witnesses and other persons? What is Protection of identity of complainant? What is the Power to pass interim orders? Section 12, 13 and 14 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

Protection of witnesses and other persons, Protection of identity of complainant and Power to pass interim orders are defined under Section 12, 13, 14 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 12 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014 "Protection of witnesses and other persons"

If the Competent Authority either on the application of the complainant, or witnesses, or on the basis of information gathered, is of the opinion that either the complainant or public servant or the witnesses or any person rendering assistance for inquiry under this Act need protection, the Competent Authority shall issue appropriate directions to the concerned Government authorities (including police) which shall take necessary steps, through its agencies, to protect such complainant or public servant or persons concerned.

 

Section 13 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014 "Protection of identity of complainant"

The Competent Authority shall, notwithstanding any law for the time being in force, conceal, as required under this Act, the identity of the complainant and the documents or information furnished by him, for the purposes of enquiry under this Act, unless so decided otherwise by the Competent Authority itself or it became necessary to reveal or produce the same by virtue of the order of the court.

Section 14 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014 "Power to pass interim orders"

The Competent Authority, at any time after the making of disclosure by the complainant or public servant, if it is of the opinion that any corrupt practice required to be stopped during the continuation of any inquiry for the said purpose may pass such interim orders as it may deem fit, to prevent the immediate stoppage of such practice.

Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

Short title, extent and commencement, What is the meaning Provisions of this Act not to apply to Special Protection Group? Section 1 and 2 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What are the Definitions? Section 3 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is the Requirement of public interest disclosure? Section 4 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What are the Powers and functions of Competent Authority on receipt of public interest disclosure? Section 5 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What are the Matters not to be inquired by Competent Authority? Section 6 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What are the Powers of Competent Authority? Section 7 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is the meaning Certain matters exempt from disclosure? Section 8 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is the meaning of Superintendence of Competent Authority over appropriate machinery? Competent Authority to take assistance of police authorities, etc., in certain cases? Section 9, 10 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What are the Safeguards against victimisation? Section 11 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is Protection of witnesses and other persons? What is Protection of identity of complainant? What is the Power to pass interim orders? Section 12, 13 and 14 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014


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