2.2.6 Birth Mother is Primary Carer for PLP Purposes

Introduction

The birth mother of a child usually is the primary carer (1.1.P.230) of a newborn child, although other carers may be the primary carer in particular circumstances (2.2.7).

Act reference: PPLAct section 47 When a person is the primary carer of a child

Paid Parental Leave Rules 2010 Part 2-3 Eligibility for PLP

Policy reference: PPL Guide 2.2.1 PLP Eligibility Overview

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Last reviewed: 8 May 2017