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Canada Labour Code

Version of section 168.1 from 2020-03-25 to 2020-09-29:

Marginal note:Leave — entitlement without certificate

  •  (1) Despite any provision of this Part and the regulations made under this Part, an employee may exercise their entitlement to and shall be granted a leave of absence under section 206.3, 206.4 or 239 even if a certificate is not issued by a health care practitioner. The conditions and requirements in those sections with respect to such a certificate are deemed to be of no effect.

  • Marginal note:Documentation not required

    (2) Despite subsection 207.3(4), an employee is not required to provide the employer with any documentation referred to in that subsection in respect of a leave of absence taken under section 206.4.

  • Marginal note:Repeal

    (3) This section is repealed on September 30, 2020.

  • 2020, c. 5, s. 36

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