76.29. An officer is entitled, after informing the employer as promptly as possible, to take leave with pay for a maximum of 5 working days to attend the birth of his child. An officer is also entitled to this leave in the event of a termination of pregnancy after the beginning of the 20th week preceding the expected date of delivery. The leave with pay may be discontinuous, but must be taken between the beginning of the delivery and the 15th day following the mother’s or the child’s return home.
One of the 5 days may be used for the baptism or registration of the child.
An officer whose spouse is giving birth is also entitled to this leave if she is designated as one of the child’s mothers.
T.B. 193821, s. 7; T.B. 196312, s. 49; M.O. 2011-019, s. 23.