Be guided by the following section of the EA:
"60F. Sick leave.
(1) An employee shall, after examination at the expense of the employer:
(a) by a registered medical practitioner duly appointed by the employer; or
(b) if no such medical practitioner is appointed or, if having regard to the nature or circumstances of the illness, the services of the medical practitioner so appointed are not obtainable within a reasonable time or distance, by any other registered medical practitioner or by a medical officer;
be entitled to paid sick leave."
Note the words in bold letters.