Notice of entitlement for shared parental leave and/or pay: fathers and partners
Notice of entitlement for shared parental leave and/or pay: fathers and partners

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  • Notice of entitlement for shared parental leave and/or pay: fathers and partners

Notice of entitlement for shared parental leave and/or pay: fathers and partners

Instructions: please read all of this before filling in the form

Throughout this form, references:

  1. to the ‘child’ mean the child (whether or not yet born) in respect of whom you are seeking to exercise shared parental leave/pay rights; and

  2. to the ‘Mother’ mean the mother or expectant mother of that child.

In order to take shared parental leave and/or claim shared parental pay, you must be:

  1. the father of the child; and/or

  2. married to the Mother; or

  3. the Mother’s civil partner; or

  4. the Mother’s ‘partner’.

In this context, ‘partner’ means a person who lives with the Mother, and will live with the child, in an 'enduring family relationship', but is not the Mother’s child, parent (including adoptive or former adoptive parents), grandchild, grandparent, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew.

Assuming you fall into one or more of those categories, note that all references throughout this form to the ‘Father or Partner’ refer to you.

In all cases, you must complete all the entries in section A, and the two section A declarations must be signed (you must sign the section A Father or Partner’s declaration and the Mother must sign the section A Mother’s declaration).

If you wish to take shared parental leave:

  1. you must complete all the entries in section B;

  2. the two section

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