Section 12-10 Care and nursing of close relatives and/or other close persons

Employees who nurse close relatives and/or other close persons in the home during the terminal stage shall be entitled to 60 days leave of absence to take care of the individual close persons.

Employees shall be entitled to a maximum of 10 days' leave of absence per calendar year to care for parents, spouse, cohabitant or registered partner. The same shall apply in connection with necessary care of a disabled or chronically sick child from and including the calendar year after the child reaches the age of 18 when the employer is responsible for care of the child as referred to in section 12-9, third paragraph. The Ministry may issue regulations concerning documentation of necessary care.