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34. Maternity pay

(1) An Employer shall pay maternity pay at —
(a) the Employee's normal daily wage for the first 33business days of maternity leave; and
(b) 50 per cent of the Employee's normal daily wage for the next 32 business days of maternity leave.
(2) An Employee cannot receive compensation in lieu of maternity leave.
(3) Any national holidays falling on a business day within the maternity leave period shall be treated as additional leave thereby having the effect of extending the maternity leave by the period of the national holiday.