Holidays Act 2003

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Reprint as at 30 September 2008

Holidays Act 2003

Public Act2003 No 129
Date of assent17 December 2003
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Department of Labour.


Key terms defined

Determination of what would otherwise be working day

Entitlement to annual holidays

Payment for annual holidays

Closedown periods

Relationship between annual holidays and other entitlements

Entitlement to public holidays

Payment for public holidays

Alternative holiday

Relationship between public holidays and other entitlements

Entitlement to sick leave and bereavement leave

Sick leave

Bereavement leave

Payment for sick leave and bereavement leave

Holiday and leave record

Transitional provisions relating to entitlements under Holidays Act 1981

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