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Work and Families Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

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  1. Introduction

  2. Background and Policy Objectives

  3. Commentary on Sections

    1. Section 1: Defined expressions in this Act

    2. Part 2: Shared Rights to Leave and Pay

      1. Section 2: Shared parental leave

        1. Article 107E: Entitlement to shared parental leave: birth

        2. Article 107F: Entitlement to leave under Article 107E: further provision

        3. Article 107G: Entitlement to shared parental leave: adoption

        4. Article 107H Entitlement to shared parental leave: prospective adopters with whom looked after children are placed

        5. Article 107I: Entitlement to leave under Article 107G: further provision

        6. Article 107J: Power to apply Articles 107G and 107I to other cases

        7. Article 107K: Rights during and after shared parental leave

        8. Article 107L: Redundancy and dismissal

        9. Article 107M: Chapter 1B: supplemental

      2. Section 3: Exclusion or curtailment of other statutory rights to leave

      3. Section 4: Abolition of additional paternity leave

      4. Section 5: Statutory shared parental pay

        1. Section 167ZU: Entitlement: birth

        2. Section 167ZV: Extent of entitlement and when payable: birth

        3. Section 167ZW: Entitlement: adoption

        4. Section 167ZX: Extent of entitlement and when payable: adoption

        5. Section 167ZY: Entitlement etc.: prospective adopters with whom looked after children are placed

        6. Section 167ZZ: Entitlement: general

        7. Section 167ZZ1: Liability to make payments

        8. Section 167ZZ2: Rate and period of pay

        9. Section : Restrictions on contracting out

        10. Section 167ZZ4: Relationship with contractual remuneration

        11. Section 167ZZ5: Crown employment - Part 12ZC

        12. Section 167ZZ6: Special classes of person

        13. Section 167ZZ7: Part 12ZC: supplementary

        14. Section 167ZZ8: Power to apply Part 12ZC to other cases

      5. Section 6: Exclusion or curtailment of other statutory rights to pay

      6. Section 7: Abolition of additional paternity pay

      7. Section 8: Other statutory rights to leave of prospective adopters with whom looked after children are placed

      8. Section 9: Other statutory rights to pay of prospective adopters with whom looked after children are placed

      9. Section 10: Other statutory rights to leave of applicants for parental orders

      10. Section 11: Other statutory rights to pay of applicants for parental orders

      11. Section 12: Statutory paternity pay: notice requirement and period of payment

      12. Section 13: Rate of statutory adoption pay

      13. Section 14: Further amendments

    3. Schedule 1 Minor and consequential amendments

    4. Part 3: Time Off Work: Ante-Natal Care, Adoption Appointments

      1. Section 15: Time off work to accompany to ante-natal appointments

        1. Article 85ZE: Right to time off to accompany to ante-natal appointment

        2. Article 85ZF: Complaint to industrial tribunal

        3. Article 85ZG: Right to time off to accompany to ante-natal appointments: agency workers

        4. Article 85ZH: Complaint to industrial tribunal: agency workers

        5. Article 85ZI: Agency workers: supplementary

      2. Section 16: Time off work for ante-natal care: increased amount of award

      3. Section 17: Time off work to attend adoption appointments

        1. Article 85ZJ: Right to paid time off to attend adoption appointments

        2. Article 85ZK: Right to remuneration for time off under Article 85ZJ

        3. Article 85ZL: Right to unpaid time off to attend adoption appointments

        4. Article 85ZM: Complaint to industrial tribunal

        5. Article 85ZN: Right to paid time off to attend adoption appointments: agency workers

        6. Article 85ZO: Right to remuneration for time off under Article 85ZN

        7. Article 85ZP: Right to unpaid time off to attend adoption appointments: agency workers

        8. Article 85ZQ: Complaint to industrial tribunal: agency workers

        9. Article 85ZR: Agency workers: supplementary

        10. Article 85ZS: Entitlement: prospective adopters with whom looked after children are placed

      4. Section 18: Right not to be subjected to detriment: agency workers

    5. Part 4: Other Employment Rights: Miscellaneous

      1. Section 19: Flexible working: removal of requirement to be a carer

      2. Section 20: Procedure for regulations as to prescribed amount of annual leave

    6. Part 5: General Provisions

      1. Section 21: Supplementary, incidental and consequential etc. provision

      2. Section 22: Repeals

      3. Schedule 2: Repeals

      4. Section 23: Commencement

      5. Section 24: Short title

  4. Hansard Reports

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