Employment Rights Act 1996 (Application of Section 80B to Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations 2003 come into force

Implementation date: 1 April 2003

Section 80B of the Employment Rights Act 1996 contains the powers under which the Secretary of State may make regulations entitling an employee to paternity leave.The Regulations, made under section 80B(8) of that Act, provide for section 80B to have effect, with modifications, in relation to an adoption from overseas. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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