Proposed Laws To Protect Whistleblowers In Tackling White Collar Crime

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New laws to grant immunity to whistleblowers could form part of package to fight white collar crime.

The measures could also include a new Garda unit to investigate corporate crimes and changes to the way evidence is brought to court.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has tasked some of his cabinet Ministers to come up with a set of proposals by September.


Philip Ryan is the Political Correspondent with the Sunday Independent – he says the immunity system has worked in other countries.