Maternity Protection Act 1994

Interpretation of Part II .

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7. (1) In this Part “ the minimum period of maternity leave” has the meaning assigned by section 8 .

(2) References in this Part to an employee are references to a female employee only.

(3) References in this Part to a pregnant employee include, as respects any time before the expiry of her maternity leave, an employee who was pregnant immediately before that leave began.