[80EA Parental bereavement leave]

[Chapter IV
Parental Bereavement Leave]

[80EA  Parental bereavement leave]

[(1)     The Secretary of State must make regulations entitling an employee who is a bereaved parent to be absent from work on leave under this section.

(2)     For the purposes of subsection (1) an employee is a “bereaved parent” if the employee satisfies conditions specified in the regulations as to relationship with a child who has died.

(3)     The conditions specified under subsection (2) may be framed, in whole or in part, by reference to the employee's care of the child before the child's death.

(4)     The regulations must include provision for determining—

(a)     the

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