Paternity Leave Policy for DIFC Sector


Paternity Leave Policy for DIFC Sector

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Basic Info

  • Applicable Region UAE
  • Available Languages
    English & Arabic
  • Document No 0000697
  • Version V 1.0
  • Last Updated 02-08-2024
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Document Summary

This paternity leave policy is a document that sets guidelines and conditions applied on the leave taken by male employees in the DIFC sector who recently had a baby.


This paternity leave policy is drafted in accordance with the provisions of the DIFC Employment Law No. 2 of 2019 as amended by DIFC Law No. 4 of 2020 ad DIFC Law No. 4 of 2021 and DIFC Law No. 2 of 2022.

This policy contains the following sections:

  1. Policy Statement
  2. Policy Scope
  3. Policy Provisions
  4. Implementation
  5. Procedure
  6. Employee Acknowledgment


This document is intended for use in Dubai International Finance Centre.


This document is provided for reference only and is not intended to be, and should not be considered, legal advice. Determinations about whether this document will be appropriate in your particular situation or jurisdiction should be made after consultation with a legal counsel. Kanoony will not assume any legal liability that may arise from the use of this document.

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