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Employment Act, 1968 (Annual Leave)

Employment Act, 1968 (Part 10: Article 88A) (Annual Leave)

Annual leave eligibility and entitlement

Employees who are covered by the Employment Act and have worked for at least 3 months, are entitled to annual leave.


  • One is entitled to paid annual leave if they have worked for the employer for at least 3 months.
  • An employee can only apply for annual leave after working for 3 months.


Annual leave entitlement depends on how many years of service an employee has with their employer. The year of service begins from the day they start work with their employer.

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