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The Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay (General) Regulations 2002

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introduction

    1. 1. Citation and commencement

    2. 2. Interpretation

    3. 3. Application

  3. PART 2 Statutory paternity pay (birth)

    1. 4. Conditions of entitlement to statutory paternity pay (birth): relationship with newborn child and child’s mother

    2. 5. Modification of entitlement conditions: early birth

    3. 5A.Notice of entitlement to statutory paternity pay (birth)

    4. 6. Period of payment of statutory paternity pay (birth)

    5. 7. Additional notice requirements for statutory paternity pay (birth)

    6. 8. Qualifying period for statutory paternity pay (birth)

    7. 9. Evidence of entitlement to statutory paternity pay (birth)

    8. 10. Entitlement to statutory paternity pay (birth) where there is more than one employer

  4. PART 3 Statutory paternity pay (adoption)

    1. 11. Conditions of entitlement to statutory paternity pay (adoption): relationship with child and with person with whom the child is placed for adoption

    2. 11A.Notice of entitlement to statutory paternity pay (adoption)

    3. 12. Period of payment of statutory paternity pay (adoption)

    4. 13. Additional notice requirements for statutory paternity pay (adoption)

    5. 14. Qualifying period for statutory paternity pay (adoption)

    6. 15. Evidence of entitlement for statutory paternity pay (adoption)

    7. 16. Entitlement to statutory paternity pay (adoption) where there is more than one employer

  5. PART 4 Statutory paternity pay: provisions applicable to both statutory paternity pay (birth) and statutory paternity pay (adoption)

    1. 17. Work during a statutory paternity pay period

    2. 18. Cases where there is no liability to pay statutory paternity pay

    3. 19. Statutory paternity pay and contractual remuneration

    4. 20. Avoidance of liability for statutory paternity pay

  6. PART 5 Statutory adoption pay

    1. 21. Adoption pay period

    2. 22. Adoption pay period in cases where adoption is disrupted

    3. 23. Additional notice requirements for statutory adoption pay

    4. 24. Evidence of entitlement to statutory adoption pay

    5. 25. Entitlement to statutory adoption pay where there is more than one employer

    6. 26. Work during an adoption pay period

    7. 27. Cases where there is no liability to pay statutory adoption pay

    8. 27A.Working for not more than 10 days during an adoption pay period

    9. 28. Statutory adoption pay and contractual remuneration

    10. 29. Termination of employment before start of adoption pay period

    11. 30. Avoidance of liability for statutory adoption pay

  7. PART 6 Statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay: provisions applicable to both statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay

    1. 31. Introductory

    2. 32. Treatment of persons as employees

    3. 33. Continuous employment

    4. 34. Continuous employment and unfair dismissal

    5. 35. Continuous employment and stoppages of work

    6. 35A.Meaning of “week”

    7. 36. Change of employer

    8. 37. Reinstatement after service with the armed forces etc.

    9. 38. Treatment of two or more employers or two or more contracts of service as one

    10. 39. Meaning of “earnings”

    11. 40. Normal weekly earnings

    12. 41. Payment of statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay

    13. 42. Time when statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay are to be paid

    14. 43. Liability of the Board to pay statutory paternity pay or statutory adoption pay

    15. 44. Liability of the Board to pay statutory adoption pay in cases of legal custody or imprisonment

    16. 45. Payments by the Board

    17. 46. Persons unable to act

    18. 47. Service of notices by post

  8. Signature

  9. Explanatory Note

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