Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987

71CA Definition of eligible employee

(1)

In this Part, eligible employee means a person who—

(a)

is the primary carer in respect of a child; and

(b)

meets the parental leave payment threshold test.

(2)

Rights and benefits to non-statutory parental leave (and section 4) are ignored when considering whether a person is an eligible employee under this section.

Section 71CA: inserted, on 1 July 2006, by section 23 of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Paid Parental Leave for Self-Employed Persons) Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 20).

Section 71CA(1): replaced, on 1 April 2016, by section 52 of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 8).