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GMP Federation

Dependency Leave

Compassionate/Special Leave Reg 33 Annex T Determinations

(Time off for Dependents)

An officer is entitled to be permitted by his/her Chief Officer to take a reasonable amount of time off during his/her normal duty periods in order to take action, which is necessary:

  • Provide assistance to a dependent who is ill, gives birth or is injured or assaulted.

  • Make arrangements for provision of care for a dependent who is ill or injured.

  • In consequence of the death of a dependent.

  • Due to an unexpected disruption or termination of arrangements for the care of a dependent.

  • To deal with an incident that involves a child of the officer, which occurs unexpectedly whilst the child is in the care of an educational establishment.

A dependent is one of the following:

  • A spouse

  • A child

  • A parent

  • A person who reasonably relies on the officer for the arrangement of their care, lives in the same household and is not a tenant, lodger, boarder or employee.

    Any leave that is granted shall be treated as duty.