Paternity Leave for Child Adoption/Child Adoption Leave

How is a child defined for the purpose of grant of Paternity Leave for Child Adoption/Child Adoption Leave – Dopt clarified for this question in recent orders…

Paternity Leave for Child Adoption/Child Adoption Leave

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1. How is a child defined for the purpose of grant of Paternity Leave for Child Adoption/Child Adoption Leave?

As per notes below rules 43AA and 43B  “Child” for the purpose will include a child  taken as ward by the Government servant, under the Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 or the personal law applicable to that Government servant, provided such a ward lives with the Government servant and is treated as a member of the family and provided such Government servant has, through a special will, conferred upon that ward the same status as that of a natural born child’.

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