76.57. An officer may take any deferred annual vacation immediately before a leave without pay or partial leave without pay, provided that it is continuous with the maternity leave, paternity leave or adoption leave, as the case may be.
For the purposes of this section, statutory holidays or flexible leave accumulated before the beginning of the maternity leave, paternity leave or adoption leave are considered in the same manner as deferred annual vacation time.
T.B. 193821, s. 7; M.O. 2011-019, s. 23.