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Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003

Section 26: Protected disclosures by police officers

71.The Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1919 (N.I. 16)) provides for employees to make protected disclosures about misconduct of their colleagues without fear of subsequent discrimination. At present there is an exemption providing that police officers are not covered by this protection. Section 26 inserts a new article 67KA into the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 which removes this exemption in respect of police officers.

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