UK Paternity Rights
Paternity rights are very important. DNA testing provides valuable information for determining paternity, often the first step in establishing paternity rights. Below are articles to help you learn more about paternity rights, including information on paternity leave. Please note that UK Paternity Testing Centre offers these links as resources only, not legal advice, and we do not endorse the content on each of the sites below.
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A circular sent to LA secretaries that details the maternity, paternity, and adoption leave rights and flexible working regulations that took effect in April 2003.
The primary topic of this paper is about rights of personal knowledge, and limits of personal knowledge, irrespective of how this is gained. It asks the fundamental question, 'Has this person the right in principle to know X?'
A review of parentage, especially paternity. Topics include misattributed paternity. children's rights, and paternity tests for peace of mind.
A basic summary of employee rights to paternity leave and pay, as introduced in 2003.
A summary of employee rights, including information on maternity leave and paternity leave.
Northern Ireland employment order concerning adoption leave and paternity leave, statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay, maternity leave, and flexible working, from November 2002.
The new right to paternity leave has been the subject of extensive consultation. This new section establishes the right to paternity leave when a child is newly placed for adoption.
An electronic version of the Northern Ireland employment bill concerning adoption leave and paternity leave, statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay, maternity leave, and flexible working.
An overview of regulations in Northern Ireland for paternity and adoption leave, as established in December 2002.
This article reviews the regulations and implications of the maternity support leave (paternity leave) law of April 2003.