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Work and Families Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Trade and Industry

and the Department for Work and Pensions, are published separately as HL Bill 65—

EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Sainsbury of Turville has made the following statement under section

19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Work and Families Bill are compatible with the

Convention rights.

 

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Contents

Extension of maternity pay period and adoption pay period

1   

Maternity pay period

2   

Adoption pay period

Additional paternity leave and pay

3   

Additional paternity leave: birth

4   

Additional paternity leave: adoption

5   

Rights during and after additional paternity leave

6   

Entitlement to additional statutory paternity pay: birth

7   

Entitlement to additional statutory paternity pay: adoption

8   

Entitlement to additional statutory paternity pay: general

9   

Liability to make payments of additional statutory paternity pay

10   

Additional statutory paternity pay: rate and period of pay

Leave and pay related to birth or adoption: further amendments

11   

Leave and pay related to birth or adoption: further amendments

Miscellaneous provisions about employment rights

12   

Flexible working

13   

Annual leave

14   

Increase of maximum amount of a week’s pay for certain purposes

Supplementary

15   

Repeals

16   

Interpretation

17   

Corresponding provision for Northern Ireland

18   

Financial provisions

19   

Commencement

20   

Short title and extent

 

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Schedule 1   —   

Leave and pay related to birth or adoption: further

amendments

Schedule 2   —   

Repeals

 
 

 
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