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Name: Maternity Benefit Act, 1939 (Bengal Act No. 4 of 1939) [as amended].
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1939
Entry into force:
ISN: BGD-1939-L-47335
Bibliography: Legislation Bangladesh, 1992, Alimullah Miyan, Kluwer Law and Taxation Publishers, Deventer and Boston, 5 p.
Bangladesh Labour and Industrial Law, 1995, A. A. Kahn, Mohiuddin Ahmed, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2nd ed.
Labour and Industrial Relations Act, 1996, Chowdhury, Bangladesh, pp. 440-446
Labour and Industrial Laws, 2000-04, Nirmalendu Dhar with assistance of Nesar Ahmed, Remisi Publishers, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 735-744
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits employment of a woman worker 6 weeks before delivery and 6 weeks after. If a woman has been employed for nine months before the day of delivery, she shall be entitled to maternity benefit. Prohibits dismissal of a woman worker during manternity leave.
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