Parental leave for parents of disabled children

Article 51

The Employment Act 2006, which came into force 30 September 2007, provides for unpaid Parental Leave for employees with parental responsibility for a disabled child (to a maximum of 18 weeks before the child’s 18th birthday).

Full details and procedures for applying for Parental Leave are set out in Appendix 20.

Last Updated - February 2016