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The Paternity and Adoption Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2014

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Amendments to the Paternity and Adoption Leave Regulations 2002

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3.  In regulation 2 (interpretation)—

(a)in paragraph (1)—

(i)in the definition of “adoption agency”, for “section 1(4) of the Adoption Act 1976(1)” substitute “section 2(1) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002(2)”;

(ii)after the definition of “paternity leave” insert—

“shared parental leave” means leave under section 75E or 75G of the 1996 Act(3);

(b)in paragraph (4)(b), for “regulation 11(2) of the Adoption Agencies Regulations 1983(4)” substitute “regulation 33(3)(a) of the Adoption Agencies Regulations 2005, regulation 28(3) of the Adoption Agencies (Wales) Regulations 2005(5)”.

(1)

1976 c. 36. The Adoption Act 1976 was repealed by the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (c. 38), section 139(3), Schedule 5, paragraph 1.

(3)

Sections 75E and 75G were inserted by the Children and Families Act 2014, section 117.

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