[63D Statutory right to make request in relation to study or training]
[63D Statutory right to make request in relation to study or training]

[(1)     A qualifying employee may make an application under this section to his or her employer.

(2)     An application under this section (a “section 63D application”) is an application that meets—

(a)     the conditions in subsections (3) to (5), and

(b)     any further conditions specified by the Secretary of State in regulations.

(3)     The application must be made for the purpose of enabling the employee to undertake study or training (or both) within subsection (4).

(4)     Study or training is within this subsection if its purpose is to improve—

(a)     the employee's effectiveness in the employer's business, and

(b)     the performance of the employer's business.