(1) Where an employer has available suitable alternative work for an employee, the employee has a right to be offered to be provided with the alternative work before being suspended from work on maternity grounds.
(2) For alternative work to be suitable for an employee for the purposes of this section—
(a) the work must be of a kind which is both suitable in relation to her and appropriate for her to do in the circumstances, and
(b) the terms and conditions applicable to her for performing the work, if they differ from the corresponding terms and conditions applicable to
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