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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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Leaks, Whistleblowing and the Public Interest: The Law of Unauthorised Disclosures

ISBN13: 9781783474899
Published: August 2016
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £85.00

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This book is the first of its kind to provide an in-depth treatment of the law of unauthorised disclosures in the United Kingdom.

Drawing upon extensive data obtained using freedom of information as a methodology and examples from comparative jurisdictions, the book considers the position of civil servants, employees of the security and intelligence services and service personnel in the armed forces.

It considers the protections available, the consequences of leaking and a full assessment of the authorised alternatives.

Employment Law
1. Introduction
2. The Consequences of Making an Unauthorised Disclosure
3. Protection as a Journalistic Source
4. Legal Protections for Raising Concerns
5. Whistleblowing in the Civil Service
6. Whistleblowing in the Security and Intelligence Services
7. Whistleblowing in the Armed Forces
8. Final Observations