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Annual Leave

The annual leave year is 1 April – 31 March. Entitlements (expressed in 8 hour days) will be as shown below:

 

Length Of Service

2016

2017

Less than 2 years' relevant service 22 22
2 or more years' relevant service 25 25
5 or more years' relevant service 25 25
10 or more years' relevant service 27 27
15 or more years' relevant service 28 28
20 or more years' relevant service 30 30


Officers whose service date appears in the middle of an increment year will be entitled to leave as set out below.

 

2016/17

Less than 2 years

2 years

5 years

10 years

15 years

20 years

April 16

22 (176 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 27 (216 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 30 (240 hrs)

May 16

22 (176 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 27 (216 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 30 (240 hrs)

Jun 16

22 (176 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 27 (216 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 30 (240 hrs)

July 16

22 (176 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 27 (216 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 30 (240 hrs)

Aug 16

22 (176 hrs) 24 (192  hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 27 (216 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 30 (240 hrs)

Sept 16

22 (176 hrs) 24 (192  hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 27 (216 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 30 (240 hrs)

Oct 16

22 (176 hrs) 24 (192  hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 26 (208 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 29 (232 hrs)

Nov 16

22 (176 hrs) 24 (192  hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 26 (208 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 29 (232 hrs)

Dec 16

22 (176 hrs) 23 (184 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 26 (208 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 29 (232 hrs)

Jan 17

22 (176 hrs) 23 (184 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 26 (208 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 29 (232 hrs)

Feb 17

22 (176 hrs) 23 (184 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 26 (208 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 29 (232 hrs)

Mar 17

22 (176 hrs) 23 (184 hrs) 25 (200 hrs) 26 (208 hrs) 28 (224 hrs) 29 (232 hrs)

 

Carry Over

Subject to exigencies of duty you are entitled to:

- carry over no more than 5 additional days (40 hours) of annual leave into the following years annual leave period.
- bring forward 5 additional days (40 hours) leave to be taken in the final month of the leave year.

All requests for approval to carry forward annual leave must be submitted in the form of a report outlining the circumstances to the Inspector/Line Manager.

 

Sickness on Annual Leave

A member cannot be sick and on leave at the same time. Any annual leave falling within a period of sickness can be cancelled and taken at a later date as long as evidence can be provided of the sickness such as a Doctors fit note.

 

Recall from Annual Leave (Reg 33) Annex O Determination

A member is entitled to compensation where a recall from Annual Leave occurs.

Your entitlement under this regulation is now:

  • 2 days’ leave for each of the first two days recalled OR if you elect,
  • 1 days’ leave plus 1 day at double time payment for each of the first two days.

if you are recalled for more than two days, the third and any subsequent day is compensated at the rate of:

  • 1.5 days leave for each day OR if you elect
  • 1 days’ leave plus .5 days’ pay at double time in lieu of each such day

This applies to any period of absence of 3 or more days, where at least one day is shown as annual leave and the other days, if not annual leave, are rostered rest days, days taken as time off in lieu of overtime, public holidays (or days taken in lieu of such) monthly leave or any combination.

A day's pay to be defined as 8 hours, or the equivalent in respect of officers working alternative shift systems or part time.  

Court on Annual Leave – Expenses

Officers attending court who are recalled from annual leave, or unexpectedly recalled from other leave, will be compensated in respect of expenses incurred as follows:-

  • Any necessary travelling expenses incurred in attending court and returning to the holiday place;
  • Any refreshment or subsistence allowance to which the officer may become entitled by reason of his attendance at Court;
  • Expenditure over and above the allowance covered by the above, and within the limits of Police Regulations, necessarily incurred on food and lodgings because the officer’s home is closed.
 
 

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