Last Updated: 1 August 2021

[EMP 245D] Paternity leave245D 

245D
(1) Notwithstanding section 101A, a man whose partner is entitled to maternity leave under Part 11, or would be entitled to maternity leave under Part 11 if she were employed, is entitled to paternity leave and to abstain from work for one working day within the COVID-19 period for a year of service.

[subs (1) am Act 19 of 2021 s 3, effective 1 August 2021]

(2) The entitlement under this section is only applicable if the man complies with the requirements set out in section 101A.