NEW SICK LEAVE REGULATIONS 14.03.14
The Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform has signed the Public Service Management (Sick Leave) Regulations 2014 giving effect to new standardised
regulations for Sick Leave across the Public Service, including for members of an Garda Síochána, which come into operation from 31st March 2014.
The main provisions of the new regulations
- A max of 92 days (3 months) paid sick leave in a 1 year (12 month) period
- followed by a max of 91 days (3 months) in a 1 year (12 month) period,
subject to an overall max of 183
days’ (six months’) paid sick leave in a 4 year period.
- In cases of critical illness or injury, provision for a max of 183 days (6 months) on full pay in a 1 year period followed by
182 days (6 months) on half pay, subject to an overall maximum of 365 days’ (one year’s) paid sick leave in a four-year period.
- Where sick leave remuneration has been exhausted
Temporary Rehabilitation Remuneration (TRR) will be paid & where a member has been paid sick leave of 365 days in a 4 year period, TRR will not exceed 365 days. Further details