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BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 21 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:S3-7059

The statutory rules on maternity leave and pay are notoriously complicated, and additional rights gained under new European Union laws have done little to simplify the situation. Maternity Rights provides a comprehensive and up to date account of employment law relating to pregnancy. Excellent summaries at the beginning of each chapter, thorough referencing, and a decent index will make it a useful handbook for those who advise women in this area, though at a price. Maternity Rights Eclipse Group Ltd, London, 1996. £60

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