The annual leave year is 1 April – 31 March. Entitlements (expressed in 8 hour days) will be as shown below:
|Length Of Service||2005||2006|
|Less than 2 years' relevant service||22||22|
|2 or more years' relevant service||23||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.
(As calculated by Schedule 4 Police Regulations 1995)
|2005/6||5 years||10 years||15 years||20 years|
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.
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.
A member is entitled to compensation where a recall from Annual Leave occurs.
Your entitlement under this regulation is now:
if you are recalled for more than two days, the third and any subsequent day is compensated at the rate of:
This applies to any period of absence of 5 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.
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:-