An Act to Amend the Public Interest Disclosure Act


Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:


1                  Section 50 of the Public Interest Disclosure Act, chapter 112 of the Revised Statutes, 2012, is amended by adding after subsection (4) the following:


50(4.1)       A person who violates or fails to comply with section 31 commits an offence punishable under Part 2 of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act as a category G offence and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action, including termination of employment.