30A. Protection of complainants etc.

    (1) A person is not liable to any civil proceedings in respect of

    (a) making a complaint under this Act; or

    (b) providing information in the course of, or for the purpose of, an investigation under this Act.

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if the complaint was made, or the information was provided, in bad faith.

    (3) No civil proceedings shall be brought against a person in respect of an act referred to in subsection (1)(a) or (b) without the leave of the Supreme Court, and the Supreme Court shall not give leave unless it is satisfied that there is substantial ground for the contention that the person to be proceeded against has acted in bad faith.

    [Section 30A inserted by No. 78 of 1996 s. 17.]



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