Transposition of EU Directive on Whistleblowing

Portugal - Transposition of the EU Directive on Whistleblowing

October 23, 2019
In progress
Jan 2020

Portugal: Portugal to adopt EU whistleblower directive into law this year

The Portugal News January 29, 2020

The Portugese government intends to incorporate the European directive on the status of whistleblowers into national legislation later this year the Minister for Justice, Francisca Van Dunem announced Wednesday.

Apr 2019

Portugal: Law to protect whistleblowers 'unlikely to pass in this parliament'

The Portugal News April 20, 2019

Law to protect whistleblowers 'unlikely to pass in this parliament' according to Portugal’s minister of justice, Francisca Van Dunem. The minister stated this due to the European elections on 26 May and the general election on 6 October, which leaves little time for the parliament in Lisbon to pass the directive through all the necessary legislative stages within the Portugese parliament.