maternity allowance

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


maternity allowance
A benefit payable for up to 26 weeks or, where the expected week of childbirth is after 1 April 2007, 39 weeks to women who are not entitled to statutory maternity pay, because they are either low paid or self-employed.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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