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Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 24 – Maternity absence

42.Entitles a councillor to a period of up to 26 weeks maternity absence if the councillor has given birth to a child and satisfies prescribed conditions. The section provides for the details relating to maternity absence to be set out in regulations, thereby allowing the Welsh Ministers to respond to and reflect any changes made in the wider employment regime.

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