Effectiveness of the implementation of protected disclosure Act amongst Municipal employees in Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality
The aim of this academic work is to investigate the effectiveness of the implementation of Disclosure Act amongst the municipal employees in Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality. This study further aims to make contribution in ensuring that the general public is able to comprehend fully the discourse around whistle blowing particularly to their responsibilities and obligations of the state. The results depict that there is a serious gap with regards to the understanding of the said legislation. The study employed both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysing method even though the study is mainly quantitative in nature. The findings have revealed that the municipality has no plans in place to educate employees about whistle blowing as majority of staff even senior people seems not be conversant with Disclosure Act. In conclusion recommendations are made to remedy the situation at the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality. The key recommendation of this study is that the municipality must take this legislation seriously by conducting training to all municipal employees and quarterly assessment on the understanding of this Act be done, as this will help the municipality once employees has good understanding of the Act to blow whistle on corruption and that will see decline in corrupt activities.