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Paternity leave:

In South Africa, full-time workers may take 3 days of paid family responsibility leave (which includes paternity leave) during each annual leave cycle (12 month periods from date of employment). Family responsibility leave expires at the end of the annual cycle.

Based on Legislation in Section 27, of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act

For more information on maternity and paternity leave, visit the Department of Labour's website.

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