24. The designated officer keeps the highest ranking administrative official of the public body informed of the steps taken, unless, in the designated officer’s opinion, the disclosure is likely to implicate that official.
On ascertaining that a wrongdoing has been committed or is about to be committed, the designated officer reports as much to the highest ranking administrative official. If necessary, the latter takes the corrective measures he or she deems appropriate.
If the designated officer considers it appropriate, he or she may inform the person who made the disclosure of any follow-up given to the disclosure.