70 Duration of bereavement leave

(1)

An employer must allow an employee to take—

(a)

3 days’ bereavement leave for each type of bereavement described in section 69(2)(a), (c), and (d); and

(b)

1 day’s bereavement leave for a bereavement described in section 69(2)(b).

(2)

If an employee suffers more than 1 bereavement at the same time, he or she may take the amount of bereavement leave specified in subsection (1) in respect of each bereavement.

Section 70(1)(a): replaced, on 31 March 2021, by section 5 of the Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Act 2021 (2021 No 10).