No. S 199
Employment Act
(Sick Leave — Hospitalisation)
Regulations 2019
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 139 of the Employment Act, the Minister for Manpower makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the Employment (Sick Leave — Hospitalisation) Regulations 2019 and come into operation on 1 April 2019.
Hospitalisation of employee
2.  For the purposes of section 89(3)(a) of the Act, an employee is hospitalised if the employee is warded in a hospital —
(a)for any surgical treatment where the employee is admitted to, and discharged from, the hospital on the same day (called in this regulation day surgical treatment);
(b)for a period of 8 hours or longer (other than for day surgical treatment); or
(c)for a period of less than 8 hours before dying in the hospital.
Made on 29 March 2019.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Manpower,
[WPSD/ESLR/20190328; AG/LEGIS/SL/91/2015/10 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 139(3) of the Employment Act).