Maternity Protection (Amendment) Act 2004

Amendment of section 27(2) of Principal Act.

19.—Section 27(2) of the Principal Act is amended by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (b):

“(b) the terms or conditions of the contract—

(i) relating to the place where the work under it is required to be done, the capacity in which the employee concerned is to be employed and any other terms or conditions of employment are not less favourable to the employee than those of her or his contract of employment immediately before the start of the period of absence from work while on protective leave, and

(ii) incorporate any improvement to the terms or conditions of employment to which the employee would have been entitled if she or he had not been so absent from work during that period.”.