[75A Ordinary adoption leave]
[75A Ordinary adoption leave]

[(1)     An employee who satisfies prescribed conditions may be absent from work at any time during an ordinary adoption leave period.

[(1A)     The conditions that may be prescribed under subsection (1) include conditions as to—

(a)     being a local authority foster parent;

(b)     being approved as a prospective adopter;

[(c)     being notified—

(i)     by a local authority in England that a child is to be, or is expected to be, placed with the employee under section 22C of the Children Act 1989;

(ii)     by a local authority in Wales that a child is to be, or is expected to be, placed with the employee under section 81 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014].]

(2)     An ordinary adoption leave period is a period calculated in accordance with regulations made by the Secretary of State.

[(2A)     Regulations under subsection (2)[—

(a)     may allow an employee to bring forward the date on which an ordinary adoption leave period ends, subject to prescribed restrictions and subject to satisfying prescribed conditions;