Adoptive Leave Act 2005

Amendment of section 12 of Principal Act.

11.—Section 12 (placements of less than 14 weeks' duration) (amended, as to the periods of placement, by Article 6 of the Order of 2004) of the Principal Act is amended by substituting the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) Where the placement of a child with an adopting parent terminates before the expiration of the period of leave from the employment to which the adopting parent is entitled under this Part (other than as a result of the death of the child), the adopting parent shall notify the employer in writing (or cause the employer to be so notified) of the date of termination as soon as reasonably practicable but not later than 7 days after that date.”.