76.30. Upon the birth of his child, an officer is also entitled to paternity leave not exceeding 5 weeks, which, subject to sections 76.34 and 76.35, must be consecutive.
Paternity leave may be taken after giving written notice of no less than 3 weeks to the employer indicating the dates scheduled for the beginning of the leave and for the return to work. The time period for giving notice may be shorter if the child is born before the expected date of delivery. The leave shall end no later than the end of the 52nd week following the week in which the child was born.
The leave of an officer who is eligible for benefits under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan shall be concurrent with the period during which benefits are paid under the Act respecting parental insurance (chapter A-29.011) and must begin no later than the week following the start of benefit payments under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan.
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; M.O. 2011-019, s. 23.