To facilitate the attainment of the highest possible standards of corporate governance, SAL has, on the advice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, its external auditor, put in place a policy on whistle-blowing (the Policy). The Policy seeks to ensure that staff of SAL can bring unethical or fraudulent practices or wrongdoings at the work-place to light so that damage control or remedial action can be taken promptly.
- workplace policies ensuring effective and efficient operations;
- measures safeguarding assets and resources of SAL;
- reliable and truthful financial reporting;
- applicable laws and regulations; or
- fair treatment of all staff, especially with regard to health and safety issues;
The WBIO has clearly-defined responsibilities and sufficient powers to make effective and adequate investigations. If necessary, the officer being investigated could be suspended from duty pending investigation. All findings of the WBIO are conveyed to the (chaired by a High Court Judge), which will then inform the President of SAL (the President) and the senior-level of SAL. The President and the Executive Board will then decide on the appropriate action(s) to be taken.
Law firms and other external parties dealing with SAL may also direct complaints , to the WBIO (Mr David Lee, Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court), who may be contacted at email: or tel: 6332 1024.