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India: According to the Maternity Benefit Act female workers are entitled to a maximum of 12 weeks (84 days) of maternity leave. Out of these 12 weeks, six weeks leave is post-natal leave. In case of miscarriage or medical termination of pregnancy, a worker is entitled to six weeks of paid maternity leave. Employees are also entitled to one additional month of paid leave in case of complications arising due to pregnancy, delivery, premature birth, miscarriage, medical termination or a tubectomy operation (two weeks in this case). Female civil servants are entitled to maternity leave for a period of 180 days for their first two live born children. Source: §6-10 of the Maternity Benefits Act 1961; §43 of the Central Civil Service (Leave) Rules 1972
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