Adoption Leave

Key Points

  • From 5 April 2015, adoption leave is a day one right.
  • An employee must have been matched with a child by an adoption agency (private adoptions do not qualify).
  • Up to 52 weeks of adoption leave is available.
  • The partner of the primary adopter, the “secondary adopter”, can take paternity leave.
  • Adopters are able to take shared parental leave from 5 April 2015. 
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