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32. 5.1 Do incapacity payments continue while a client is on Maternity Leave?

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If incapacity payments would have continued were it not for the pregnancy/maternity then they should still continue during the period that is generally considered to be the period of "confinement" i.e. 6 weeks either side of the expected/actual birth date;

Compensation over and above any established top up rate is not payable beyond the 12 weeks "confinement