Transposition of EU Directive on Whistleblowing

Croatia - Transposition of the EU Directive on Whistleblowing

October 23, 2019
In progress
Dec 2020

Croatia: Croatian Government adopts plan to amend whistleblowing act in accordance with the EU Directive on Whistleblowing

zakonodavstvo.gov.hr December 23, 2020

The Government of the Republic of Croatia has adopted the Plan of legislative activities for 2021 which foresees amendments to the whistleblowing act to be adopted in the third trimester of the upcoming year. These amendments are also foreseen by the Plan of harmonization of legislation with the acquis communautaire for 2021 which was determined in the same Government's session.

Jul 2020

Croatia: Ombudsman joining the European Whistleblower Protection Network

Ombudsman.hr July 30, 2020

As the institution responsible for external reporting of irregularities, in July 2020 the Croatian Ombudsman joined the Network of European Integrity and Whistleblowing Authorities (NEIWA) whose basic objectives are encouraging cooperation of state institutions in this field at European level and enabling consistent application of EU Directive 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law.