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Name: Adoptive Leave Act, 1995 (No. 2 of 1995)
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1995-03-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 27 p.
ISN: IRL-1995-L-40717
Bibliography: Printed separately, 27 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Irish Statute Book, Ireland PDF of Act as revised to S.I. No. 435 of 2016 PDF of Act as revised to S.I. No. 435 of 2016 (consulted on 2017-05-31)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for entitlement of employed adopting mother (or sole male adopter) to a minimum period of adoptive leave and additional adoptive leave. An employer may not terminate or suspend an employee while he or she is absent from work on adoptive leave or additional adoptive leave. Also provisions on right to return to work and the right to suitable alternative employment in certain circumstances on return to work.
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