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Name: Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (No. 11 of 2016).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-07-27
Entry into force:
ISN: IRL-2016-L-104427
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Irish Statute Book, Ireland PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-05-31)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to entitle certain employees who are relevant parents in relation to a child to employment leave for the purposes of enabling the employee to provide, or assist in the provision of, care to the child or to provide support to the relevant adopting parent or mother of the child, as the case may be, or both; to entitle a surviving parent to employment leave on the death of a relevant parent; to extend the protection against unfair dismissals conferred by the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977; to provide for the payment of paternity benefit to certain persons and, for that purpose, to amend the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005; and to provide for related matters.
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