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Minimum period of noticeN.I.

Employments without normal working hoursF7N.I.

121.—(1) If an employee does not have normal working hours under the contract of employment in force in the period of notice, the employer is liable to pay the employee for each week of the period of notice a sum not less than a week's pay.

(2) The employer's liability under this Article is conditional on the employee being ready and willing to do work of a reasonable nature and amount to earn a week's pay.

(3) Paragraph (2) does not apply—

(a)in respect of any period during which the employee is incapable of work because of sickness or injury,

(b)in respect of any period during which the employee is absent from work wholly or partly because of pregnancy or childbirth[F1 or on[F2 adoption leave, [F3shared parental leave,] parental leave or [F4paternity leave]]] , or

(c)in respect of any period during which the employee is absent from work in accordance with the terms of his employment relating to holidays.

(4) Any payment made to an employee by his employer in respect of a period within paragraph (3) (whether by way of sick pay, statutory sick pay, maternity pay, statutory maternity pay,[F2 paternity pay, [F5statutory paternity pay] , adoption pay, statutory adoption pay,] [F6shared parental pay, statutory shared parental pay,] holiday pay or otherwise) shall be taken into account for the purposes of this Article as if it were remuneration paid by the employer in respect of that period.

(5) Where notice was given by the employee, the employer's liability under this Article does not arise unless and until the employee leaves the service of the employer in pursuance of the notice.

F7functions transfered SR 1999/481

Non-textual amendments applied to the whole Legislation can be found in the Introduction