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35. Paternity leave and pay

(1) An Employee who becomes a father to a newly-born child shall be entitled to a minimum paternity leave entitlement of 5business days to be taken within two months of the date of birth of the child.
(2) During the Employee's minimum paternity leave, the Employer shall pay paternity pay at the Employee's normal daily wage.
(3) The Employee cannot receive compensation in lieu of paternity leave.
(4) Any national holidays falling on a business day within the paternity leave period shall be treated as additional leave thereby having the effect of extending the paternity leave by the period of the national holiday.