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Paternity Leave (Bereavement) Act 2024


Paternity Leave (Bereavement) Act 2024


Upcoming 2024


Gained Royal Assent 24 May 2024

The bill aims to expand the rights of a parent’s partner to shared parental leave and pay in specific circumstances if the parent passes away.

Here’s what we know so far:

  • It will apply in situations of birth, surrogacy, and adoption.

  • Removes the current service requirements.

  • Is expected to have provisions regarding “KIT Days”.

As of June 2024, we are still awaiting the date of implementation.

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