• PART 6 PART 6 TIME OFF WORK

    • 52. Right to time off for ante-natal care

      (1) An Employee who —
      (a) is pregnant; and
      (b) has, on the advice of a registered medical practitioner, made an appointment to receive ante-natal care,
      is entitled to take time off during the Employee's working hours in order to keep the appointment.
      (2) The Employer may request the Employee to provide —
      (a) a medical practitioner's certificate confirming the pregnancy; and
      (b) evidence of appointments for ante-natal care.

    • 53. Right to remuneration for time off under section 52

      (1) An Employee who is permitted to take time off under section 52 is entitled to be paid for the period of absence at the appropriate hourly rate.
      (2) The appropriate hourly rate is the daily wage divided by the number of normal working hours in a business day for that Employee under the contract of employment in force on the day when the time off is taken.