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Paternnity Leave

60fa. (1) Subject to subsection (3), a married male employee shall be entitled to a paid paternity leave at his ordinary rate of pay for a period of seven consecutive days in respect of each confinement.

(2) The paternity leave under subsection (1) shall be restricted to five confinements irrespective of the number of spouses. (3) A married male employee shall be entitled to paternity leave from his employer if—

(a) he has been employed by the same employer at least twelve months immediately before the commencement of such paternity leave; and (b) he has notified his employer of the pregnancy of his spouse at least thirty days from the expected confinement or as early as possible after the birth.