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Blowing the Whistle

The aim of the Whistleblower Act (Cap. 527.) is to make provision for procedures in terms of which employees in both the private sector and the public administration may disclose information regarding improper practices by their employers or other employees in the employ of their employers and to protect employees who make said disclosures from detrimental action. More information can be found here​

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act (Cap. 496.​) establishes the right to the general public to information held by public authorities in order to promote added transparency and accountability in government. Accordingly, the general public may request documents held by the Ministry for Social Justice and Solidarity, the Family and Children’s Rights (MSFC). More information can be found here​

Report non-compliance with the provisions of the Social Security Act 

(CAP. 318)

The Benefits Compliance Directorate is entrusted to ensure that social benefits and services reach the intended beneficiaries.  The Directorate investigates all the reports that it receives where it is alleged that social benefits and/or services, granted or received, are not in compliance with the provision of the applicable legislation. If you suspect someone receiving social benefits which are not in compliance with the provisions of the Social Security Act, you can bring this to the attention of the Directorate by submitting a confidential request for investigation here​​