| Commentary

(2) Lack of good faith

| Commentary

(2)     Lack of good faith

As seen at para [44], as part of the 2013 amendments which introduced the requirement of public interest, the government removed the requirement of 'good faith' from the major heads of whistleblowing but, as a balance, introduced it into the area of remedies. By virtue of the ERA 1996 s 49(6A), where it appears to the tribunal that the protected disclosure was not made in good faith, it may (if it considers it just and equitable in all the circumstances to do so) reduce any award it makes to the worker

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