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Name: Protection of Maternity (Employment) Regulations (Legal Notice No. 439 of 2003).
Country: Malta
Subject(s): Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2004-01-05
Entry into force:
ISN: MLT-2004-R-68128
Bibliography: Protection of Maternity (Employment) Regulations (as amended in 2004) Protection of Maternity (Employment) Regulations (as amended in 2004) Laws of Malta, Ministry for Justice and Local Government, Malta, 6 p.
Abstract/Citation: Regulates entitlement to maternity leave and benefit. Employee on maternity leave shall be entitled to full wage during first thirteen weeks of such leave, with fourteenth week being unpaid. Also provides for prohibition of exposure to certain agents or working conditions, ante-natal examinations, taking of leave during fixed-term contracts, rights during maternity leave, and prohibition of dismissal.

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