55 Right to time off for ante-natal care

Ante-natal care

55  Right to time off for ante-natal care

(1)     An employee who—

(a)     is pregnant, and

(b)     has, on the advice of a registered medical practitioner, registered midwife or [registered nurse], made an appointment to attend at any place for the purpose of receiving ante-natal care,

is entitled to be permitted by her employer to take time off during the employee's working hours in order to enable her to keep the appointment.

(2)     An employee is not entitled to take time off under this section to keep an appointment unless, if her employer requests her to do so, she produces for

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