|Name:||Maternity Benefit Act, 1939 (Bengal Act No. 4 of 1939) [as amended].|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|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.|