66 Meaning of suspension on maternity grounds
66 Meaning of suspension on maternity grounds

(1)     For the purposes of this Part an employee is suspended from work on maternity grounds if, in consequence of any relevant requirement or relevant recommendation, she is suspended from work by her employer on the ground that she is pregnant, has recently given birth or is breastfeeding a child.

(2)     In subsection (1)—

“relevant requirement” means a requirement imposed by or under a specified provision of an enactment or of an instrument made under an enactment, and

“relevant recommendation” means a recommendation in a specified provision of a code of practice issued or approved under section 16 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974;