Analyses | Public administration and legal system | 2017-10-26 | HKEJ

Public interest VS confidentiality: Does Hong Kong need a Whistleblower Act?



A whistleblower is a person who exposes internal information that constitutes a threat or harm to the public interest. Yet, such disclosures may be controversial. The whistleblower laws of the United Kingdom and the United States indicate different approaches on striking a balance between public interest and confidentiality. What can Hong Kong learn from them?  

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.