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Act respecting labour standards Chapter IV - Larbour standards (Section 39.1 to 97)

Chapter IV - Larbour standards (Section 39.1 to 97)

Division V.1 - Family or parental leave and absences (Section 79.7 to 81.17.6)

Section 81.5

Beginning of leave

The maternity leave shall not begin before the sixteenth week preceding the expected date of delivery and shall not end later than 20* weeks after the week of delivery.

1990, c. 73, s. 34; 2002, c. 80, s. 35; 2005, c. 13, s. 84; L.Q. 2020, c. 23, s. 26.

* Editor’s note: This period is 18 weeks if the birth occurred before January 1, 2021.