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9.9 Appendix 9: Public Interest Disclosures report to Minister

In accordance with Section 31 of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994, Roads and Maritime is supplying the following information (as stipulated by Clause 4 of Public Interest Disclosures Regulation 2011) to the Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight and the Minister for Transport. The Act came into effect on 1 January 2012 and the reporting period for this report is 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.

On 1 January 2014, the following three categories of Public Interest Disclosures (PIDs) were established:

Table 37: Public Interest Disclosures
PIDs made by public officials performing their day-to-day functions PIDs made under a statutory or other legal obligation All other PIDs Total PIDs 2015-16
Number of public officials who made PIDs directly 5 0 10 15
Number of PIDs received 5 0 11 16
Of PIDs received, number primarily about:
Corrupt conduct 5 0 11 16
Maladministration 0 0 0 0
Serious and substantial waste 0 0 0 0
Government information contravention 0 0 0 0
Local government pecuniary interest contravention 0 0 0 0

In 2015-16 Roads and Maritime finalised 20 Public Interest Disclosures that have been received since 1 January 2012.

In accordance with section 6D of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994, Roads and Maritime has a Public Interest Disclosures internal reporting policy in place.

The Chief Executive of Roads and Maritime has taken action to meet employee awareness obligations under Section 6E (1) (b) of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994. The actions taken include:

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