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Name: Maternity Benefits Ordinance (No. 32 of 1939) (Cap. 140)
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1941-07-28
Entry into force:
Published on: Sri Lanka Labour Gazette, 1990-06, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 25-37
ISN: LKA-1941-L-27182
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=27182&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Sri Lanka Labour Gazette, 1990-06, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 25-37
Labour Code of Sri Lanka, 2004, Labour Legislation (in force on 31 December 2002), Ministry of Employment and Labour, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 99-105
Labour Code of Sri Lanka - Consolidated and Updated to 31st December 2009, 2010, Ministry of Labour Relations and Productivity Promotion, Sri Lanka, pp. 235-246
Department of Labour Department of Labour http://www.labourdept.gov.lk, Sri Lanka PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 43 of 1985 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 43 of 1985 (consulted on 2011-02-28)
Abstract/Citation: Provides women workers with maternity benefits of up to twelve weeks of paid leave. Requires employers of more than a specified number of women workers to provide child care facilities for children under five years old and authorizes the promulgation of regulations regarding those facilities. Also makes provision for nursing intervals for nursing mothers who have returned to their employment.
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