No restriction on availing maternity leave within 2 years after earlier maternity leave expires: Allahabad High Court

The Court was dealing with a challenge to the rejection of an application for maternity leave on the ground that leave could not be given before 2 years from the date on which maternity leave granted earlier expired.
No restriction on availing maternity leave within 2 years after earlier maternity leave expires: Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court has once again clarified that the Maternity Benefit Act of 1961 does not bar the grant of maternity leave a second time before the completion of two years from the date on which maternity leave granted earlier expires (Preeti Singh v. State of UP and ors).

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