Annual holidays

Article 17

General

1. An employee will enjoy annual leave allowances which are determined according to their length of service with a Government Department or a local authority and in accordance with the provisions of Article 43 of the Memorandum of Agreement.

2. In very exceptional circumstances (eg emergencies or disasters ) an employee may be asked to forgo a period of his / her annual leave for which no compensation will be received. In those circumstances it is expected that employees would afford the employer every assistance in order to maintain services but there would be no loss of entitlement.

3. The leave year is the year 1 April to 31 March.

Last Updated - February 2016