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The Statutory Sick Pay (General) Regulations 1982

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. 2.Persons deemed incapable of work

  4. 2A.“Linking periods of incapacity for work

  5. 3.Period of entitlement ending or not arising

  6. 3A.“Maximum entitlement to Statutory Sick Pay in a period of entitlement

  7. 4.Contract of service ended for the purpose of avoiding liability for statutory sick pay

  8. 5.Qualifying days

  9. 6.Calculation of entitlement limit

  10. 7.Time and manner of notification of incapacity for work

  11. 8.Manner in which statutory sick pay may not be paid

  12. 9.Time limits for paying statutory sick pay

  13. 9A.Liability of the Secretary of State for payments of statutory sick pay

  14. 9B.Insolvency of employer

  15. 9C.Payments by the Secretary of State

  16. 10.Persons unable to act

  17. 11.Rounding to avoid fractional amounts

  18. 12.Days not to be treated as, or as parts of, periods of interruption of employment

  19. 13.Records to be maintained by employers

  20. 13A.Production of employer’s records

  21. 14.Provision of information in connection with determination of questions

  22. 15.Provision of information by employers to employees

  23. 15A.“Statements relating to the payment of Statutory Sick Pay

  24. 16.Meaning of “employee”

  25. 17.Meaning of “earnings”

  26. 18.Payments to be treated or not to be treated as contractual remuneration

  27. 19.Normal weekly earnings

  28. 20.Treatment of one or more employers as one

  29. 21.Treatment of more than one contract of service as one

  30. 21A.Election to be treated as different employers not to apply to recovery of statutory sick pay

  31. 22.Penalties

  32. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ISOLATION DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

      1. 1.A person is isolating himself from other people in such...

      2. 2.The person has symptoms of coronavirus, however mild, and is...

      3. 3.The person lives with someone , or is in an...

      4. 4.The person is staying at home under paragraph 3 and...

      5. 5.Where the person is staying at home pursuant to paragraph...

      6. 5A.The person— (a) is defined in public health guidance as...

      7. 5B.The person— (a) has been advised by a relevant notification...

      8. 5C.The person (P1) has tested positive for coronavirus and is...

      9. 5D.Where P is staying at home pursuant to paragraph 5C,paragraphs...

      10. 5E.The person (P2) lives with, or is in an extended...

      11. 5F.Where S is staying at home pursuant to paragraph 5E,paragraphs...

      12. 5G.The person— (a) has received a pre-surgery notification;

      13. 6.In this Schedule— “Chief Medical Officer” means— the Chief Medical...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SHIELDING DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

      1. 1.A person is, for the purposes of this Schedule, to...

      2. 2.The person— (a) is defined in public health guidance because...

      3. 3.A person to whom paragraph 2 applies is no longer...

      4. 4.Nothing in paragraph 3 prevents the person from again being...

      5. 5.For the purposes of this Schedule— “Chief Medical Officer” and...

  33. Explanatory Note

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