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Labour Laws & Ir
Kritya Nand Jha
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You query relates to section 10 of Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 which may be read as under.
Sec. 10. Leave for illness arising out of pregnancy, delivery, premature birth of child, miscarriage, medical termination of pregnancy or tubectomy operation.-A woman suffering from illness arising out of pregnancy, delivery; premature birth of child 4 [ miscarriage, medical termination of pregnancy or tubectomy operation] shall, on production of such proof as may be prescribed, be entitled, in addition to the period of absence allowed to her under section 6, or, as the case may be, under section 9, to leave with wages at the rate of maternity benefit for a maximum period of one month.
Ask her to produce a certificate in Form ’C’ as provided by Haryana Maternity Rules, 1967 from a medical officer/medical practitioner for grant of this type of leave.
Your matter does not relate to section 9 of MB Act, 1961.
R N KHOLA
From India, Delhi
kritya nand jhaDear sir,
kindly again confirm the following:
As per section 10 of Maternity Benefit act, if woman suffering from illness arising out of her under pregnancy, is entitled to leave with wages for a maximum period of one month in addition to the period of absence allowed to her under section 6 or 9 as the case may be, on production of such proof of illness from a lady specialist doctor .
thanks & regards,knjha
From India, Gurgaon
R.N.KholaDear KNJHA, It is OK. Medical certificate is to issued by a medical officer/medical practitioner. Regards, R N KHOLA
From India, Delhi