Wicklow County Council has prepared and published a Publication Scheme concerning the information of the Council in conformity with a Model and Guidelines made by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014.
The Scheme came into effect on the 14th April, 2016.
The Regulation of Lobbying Act, 2015 (the Act) will come into effect on 1st September, 2015. The Act provides that the Standards in Public Office Commission will establish and maintain an online Register of Lobbying and oversee compliance with the legislative provisions. The purpose of the Register is to make information available to the public on the identity of those communicating with designated public officials on specific policy, legislative matters or prospective decisions.
The Protected Disclosures Act, 2014 – Report for year ended 30th June, 2017
The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 became operational on 15th July 2014. The Act is intended to provide a robust statutory framework within which workers can raise concerns regarding a potential wrongdoing that has come to their attention in the workplace in the knowledge that they can avail of significant employment and other protections if they are penalised by their employer or suffer any detriment for doing so.
|Chief Executive(T)||Frank Curran|
|Community, Cultural & Social Development||Director of Services||Michael Nicholson|
|Enterprise & Corporate Services|