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Published by Department of Trade and Industry in [London] .
Written in English


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SeriesEmployment legislation -- no.PL 702(rev.3)
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Trade and Industry.
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Open LibraryOL17896275M

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Where a School employee holds a public office or position, they are legally entitled to reasonable unpaid leave for time off for public duties. This Policy sets out the provisions and the procedure for this leave. Under s of the Employment Rights Act employees who hold certain public. PUBLIC DUTIES: It depends most what the actual duty or service is for and what you will be doing.. Typical examples of who takes time off work to perform public duties would be a magistrate or a school governor. This page highlights the rights and responsibilities for employees and for their employers. public duties: A maximum of 2 weeks’ paid time off in any one financial year. For additional time off above 2 weeks (and up to a maximum of hours) in any one financial year is to be taken as unpaid time off, or through annual leave/flexi time arrangements. Giving staff time off for magistrate duty You must, by law, allow an employee who is a magistrate reasonable time off work to carry out their duties. Your employee will have to be in court at.

Managers have the right to refuse requests for time off that are judged unreasonable and/or excessive. 6. Policy Review. The Director of Human Resources will co-ordinate a review of the University’s Time off for Public Duties Policy as required in order to maintain compliance with legislation and good practice. Public duties E+W+S 50 Right to time off for public duties. E+W+S [F1 (1) An employer shall permit an employee of his who is— (a) a justice of the peace, or (b) an independent prison monitor appointed in accordance with section 7B(2) of the Prisons (Scotland) Act , to take time off during the employee’s working hours for the purpose of performing any of the duties of the office. Time Off for Public Duties 1. Introduction Under Section 50 of the Employment Rights Act, , members of staff who undertake certain public duties are entitled to a ‘reasonable’ amount of time off to carry out those duties. 2. Qualifying Duties Jury Service. This Order may be cited as the Time Off for Public Duties Order and comes into force on 1st October Extension of rights to an additional office and members of additional bodies. 2. Section 50 of the Employment Rights Act is amended as follows— (a) for subsection (1) substitute—.