1204. Pattern of work, annual leave and rest days.

A crew member1 is entitled to paid annual leave of at least four weeks, or a proportion of four weeks in respect of a period of employment of less than one year2. Leave to which a crew member is entitled may be taken in instalments but may not be replaced by a payment in lieu, except where the crew member's employment is terminated3.

In addition, an employer4 must ensure that all crew members employed by him are notified in writing as soon as possible of their right to rest days5 which are to be free of all employment duties including