This bill makes it clear that the unplanned end of a pregnancy by miscarriage or still-birth constitutes grounds for bereavement leave for the mother and her partner or spouse, and that the duration of the bereavement leave should be up to 3 days.
Royal Assent given 30 March 2021.
Enacted as the Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Act 2021 (2021/10)
|Bill type||Member's bill|
|Introduced||27 June 2019|
|First reading||10 December 2019|
|Select Committee||Education and Workforce Committee|
|Public submissions due||14 February 2020|
|Select Committee report back||27 July 2020|
|Second reading||29 July 2020|
|Committee of the whole House||10 March 2021|
|Third reading||24 March 2021|
|Royal Assent||30 March 2021|
|Enacted as||Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Act 2021 (2021/10)|
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