|Does the law require paternity leave for new fathers?||Yes|
|What is the total duration of paid paternity leave at the time of delivery?||3 days|
|What is the wage replacement rate for paternity leave?||100 % of normal wage|
|Who pays for paternity leave?||Employer|
|Does the law require parental leave for parents?||No|
|Does the law require that parents with minor children or workers with other family responsibilities be provided with flexible time or part time work options?||No|
More about paternity leave:
Employment and Labour Relations Act 2004 provides for paid paternity leave of at least 3 days (in a leave cycle of 12 months) for a new father if this leave is taken within the 7 days of the birth of a child.
The employer may require reasonable proof of birth of child prior to paying for paternity leave.
Source: §34 of Employment and Labour Relations Act 2004
More about parental leave:
There is no provision in the law on paid or unpaid parental leave.