Holidays (Employees) Act, 1961

Failure to allow annual leave to a domestic worker.

14.—If the employer of a domestic worker fails to allow annual leave to the worker in respect of an employment year of such worker in accordance with this Act, the following provisions shall have effect:

(a) the employer shall be guilty of an offence;

(b) the employer shall (whether proceedings have or have not been taken under paragraph (a) of this section) pay to the worker a sum equivalent to the amount which, under subsection (3) of section 13 of this Act he would have been liable to pay to the worker if he had in fact allowed the worker the annual leave and it had been allowed during the last fourteen days of the employment year.