- Draft legislation
This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Additional Paternity Leave Regulations 2010 No. 1055
5.—(1) P may take leave under regulation 4 at any time within the period which begins 20 weeks after the date on which C is born and ends 12 months after that date.
(2) The minimum period of leave which may be taken is two weeks and the maximum period is 26 weeks.
(3) The leave must be taken in multiples of complete weeks and must be taken as one continuous period.
(4) The leave may not be taken until eight weeks after the date P gave leave notice under regulation 6(1).
(5) This regulation is subject to regulation 24 (disrupted placement or death of a child).
Draft Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Draft Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Draft Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.
Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: