Adoptive Leave Act 1995

Adopting parent not permitted to return to work.


30.(1) This section applies to an adopting parent who, having complied with section 20 (1), is entitled to return to work but is not permitted to do so by F67[his or her] employer, the successor or an associated employer and who is an employee to whom the Acts referred to in subsection (2) apply.

(2) For the purposes of the Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 1991, the contract of employment of an adopting parent to whom this section applies shall be deemed to have been terminated on the date specified in the relevant notification under section 20 (1).




Substituted (1.04.2021) by Family Leave and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2021 (4/2021), s. 7 and sch. item 67, S.I. No. 148 of 2021.