The Paternity and Adoption Leave Regulations 2002

Statutory Instruments

2002 No. 2788

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

The Paternity and Adoption Leave Regulations 2002

Made

11th November 2002

Coming into force

8th December 2002

Whereas a draft of the following Regulations was laid before Parliament in accordance with section 236(3) of the Employment Rights Act 1996(1) and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on her by sections 47C(2), 75A(1) to (3), (6) and (7), 75B(1), (2), (4) and (8), 75C(1) and (2), 75D(1), 80A(1), (2) and (5), 80B(1), (2) and (5), 80C(1) and (6), 80D(1), 80E and 99(1) of that Act(2), hereby makes the following Regulations:—

(1)

1996 c. 18; section 236(3) was amended by paragraph 42 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 to the Employment Relations Act 1999 (c. 26) and paragraph 49 of Schedule 7 to the Employment Act 2002 (c. 22).

(2)

Section 47C of the Employment Rights Act 1996 was inserted by paragraph 8 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 to the Employment Relations Act 1999 and amended by paragraph 26 of Schedule 7 to the Employment Act 2002; sections 75A to 75D were inserted by section 3 of the Employment Act 2002, and sections 80A to 80E by section 1 of that Act; section 99 was substituted by paragraph 16 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 to the 1999 Act and amended by paragraph 33 of Schedule 7 to the Employment Act 2002. The word “prescribed” in section 47C of the 1996 Act is defined in subsection (2) of that section; the same word in sections 75A and 75B of the 1996 Act is defined in section 75D(2), inserted by section 3 of the 2002 Act; in section 99 of the 1996 Act it is defined in subsection (2) of that section.