Maternity Protection Act 1994
Extension of certain notices of termination of employment or of certain suspensions.
24.— Any notice of termination of employment given in respect of an employee or any suspension from employment imposed on an employee—
( a) before the receipt by the employee’s employer of a notification under F46 [ section 9 , 12 , 14 , 14B , 15 , 15A , 15B , 16 or 16B ] (or, where appropriate, under section 28 ), or
( b) before the production for the employer’s inspection of a certificate under section 11 ,
F47 [ and due to expire during the employee ’ s absence from work on protective leave, during a period of natal care absence or during a period of absence from work to attend ante-natal classes in accordance with section 15A or for breastfeeding in accordance with section 15B shall be extended by the period of such absence. ]