self-certification

noun

(in Britain) a formal assertion by a worker to his employer that absence from work for up to seven days was due to sickness. From 1982 this replaced a doctor's certificate for the purposes of paying sickness benefitSee also sick note

Nearby words

  1. self-care,
  2. self-catering,
  3. self-censorship,
  4. self-centered,
  5. self-centred,
  6. self-cleaning,
  7. self-collected,
  8. self-colored,
  9. self-coloured,
  10. self-command

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