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J. REQUIREMENT TO WORK DURING ANNUAL LEAVE

Section 2.7 of the Police Officer Handbook

A period of annual leave is defined as a period of absence from duty of 4 or more days, where at least 1 of those days is a day of annual leave and the other days, if not days of annual leave, are rostered rest days, day taken off in lieu of overtime, public holidays (or days taken off in lieu thereof) or monthly leave days, or any combination thereof.

ScenarioEntitlement
Required to work on day taken as annual leave or TOILOne day’s annual leave and one day’s pay at double time for each of the first two annual leave days during that period   or   Two day’s annual leave for each of the first two annual leave days (whether or not the two days are consecutive)   then   One day’s annual leave and 0.5 day’s pay at double time for each additional day (i.e. third or subsequent days) or 1.5 day’s annual leave in lieu of each additional day.
Required to work on rest dayOne rest day and one day’s pay at double time for each of the first two rest days during that period   or   Two rest days for each of the first two rest days (whether or not the two days are consecutive)    then   One rest day and 0.5 day’s pay at double time in lieu of each additional day.
Required to work on public holidaySee section 2.6.


Key Elements:

  • Applies to all federated ranks.
  • This compensation cannot be taken as TOIL.
  • The above compensation relates to duty on all days during a period of annual leave i.e. annual leave days, TOIL taken during a period of annual leave, rest days, re-rostered rest days, public holidays, and days in lieu of public holidays.
  • Additional annual leave days cannot be converted to TOIL or re-rostered rest days.
  • A day’s pay to be defined as 8 hours, or the equivalent in respect of officers working alternative shift systems or part-time.
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