34.(1) In the event of pregnancy of a female employee, and in the case of miscarriage after the continuance of pregnancy as mentioned in the first Schedule, the period of leave for pre-natal care may be granted during the pregnancy (including the period of waiting for the next period of pregnancy). In respect of periods of pregnancy, the amount granted in case of pregnancy shall also be allowed in case of miscarriage. In respect of period of miscarriage, the amount granted in case of miscarriage shall also be allowed in case of pregnancy.
34.(2) The period of leave in case of miscarriage or in case of pregnancy being rectified and pregnancy being re-established shall be counted as period of leave for which a female employee may claim leave.
34.(3) (a) As per rules for maternity leave, a female employee is entitled to leave with pay, from the date of her conception of pregnancy, up to the date of delivery but not exceeding three months from the date of conception. After delivery of a child or miscarriage, she shall be entitled to such leave with pay, from the date of such miscarriage, up to 30 days after the period of conception. This period of 30 days may extend up to three months but should the employee subsequently conceive a child or miscarriage, she shall be entitled to the permission of applying for grant of another leave. During the period specified in clause (a) and (b), if such employee is unable to perform her usual duties for reasons beyond her control, she may be granted paid leave from actual date of the confinement to 30 days from actual date of the confinement. In case the pregnancy is discontinued, the female employee shall be entitled to resumption of work on the date on which the pregnancy is discontinued on actual date of it. 7211a4ac4a