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Section 12, Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014: Protection Of Witnesses & Other Persons

The contents of Section 12 (Protection of witnesses and other persons) under Chapter V (Protection to the persons making disclosure) of the Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2014, is reproduced as under:—

“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.”

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