6 days of paid childcare leave a year, if they have children below the age of 7 years old.
2 days of paid childcare leave a year, if they have children from 7 to 12 years of age.
This applies only when the adopted child is below one year old.
Regardless of their marital status , parents are allowed 2 days of paid childcare leave, for children aged 7 to 12 years old.
Working dads can also use one week of the mother’s 16-week maternity leave entitlement, within 12 months of the child being born.
The 7 days paternity leave must be taken within 16 weeks of the child’s birth.