Commentary

G. Disclosure of acts of a third party

Division CIII Whistleblowing
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G. Disclosure of acts of a third party

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G.     Disclosure of acts of a third party

The third point of detail concerns the position of third parties as the subject of a disclosure. In the employment context, the disclosure will usually concern acts or failures of the employer itself, but that is not necessarily the case because of a wide interpretation given in Hibbins v Hesters Way Neighbourhood Project [2009] IRLR 198, EAT. It was held that because of the wording of ERA 1996 s 43B(1)(b) ('that a person has failed … to comply with any legal obligation …') there can

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