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What is Leave Nature?

Leave Nature is defined by HRPro to describe the characteristic of the leave (or some non-leave applications, e.g. In/Out Time Overwrite Request, Expense Claims, Not Absent and Reference)

Nature
Nature Code Counted as Regarded Days  Counted as Sick Days in Payroll Counted as Sick Days 2 in Payroll Counted as Annual Leave Days in Payroll Counted as No Pay Hrs/Days in Payroll Count Working Days#5 in Between (Otherwise, count consecutive days)
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Annual Leave  A #1 - - Yes (when 713) - Yes
Annual Leave (Additional) I #1 - - - - Yes
Annual Leave (Additional) Adjustment L - - - - - -
Annual Leave Adjustment J - - - - - -
Birthday Leave BL Yes  - - - - Yes
Birthday Leave Adjustment BA - - - - - -
Casual Leave (Full Pay)  E Yes - - - - Yes
Casual Leave Adjustment  EA - - - - -  -
Compensation Leave C Yes - - - - Yes
Compensation Leave require OT Information CO Yes - - - - Yes
Compensation Leave Adjustment K - - - - - Yes
Day off (Not Full Pay)  D No - - - - Yes
Expense Claims     EC No     - - - - -
Full Pay Sick Leave Adjustment H - - - - - Yes
In/Out Time Correction Request IO No - - - - -
Maternity Leave  M #1 - - - - No
Paternity Leave  MP #1 - - - - Yes
No Pay Leave  N No - - - Yes No
No Pay Working Day Leave  NW No - - - Yes Yes
Not Absent Z Yes - - - - Yes
Others (Full Pay)  O Yes - - - - No
Other (Full Pay) Adjustment OA - - - - - -
Others (Not Full Pay)  U No - - - - Yes
Reference  B     No         No
Rest Day (Full Pay)  P Yes - - - - Yes
Rest Day (Full Pay) Adjustment Y - - - - - Yes
Rest Day (Not Full Pay)  R No - - - - Yes
Sick Leave (Full Pay)  F Yes - - - - No#3
Sick Leave (No Pay)  T No - - - Yes No
Sick Leave (Statutory)  S #1 Yes - - - No (But excluded SH#5)#2
Sick Leave 2 (Full Pay)  G Yes - - - - No#3
Sick Leave 2 (No Pay)  W No - - - Yes No
Sick Leave 2 (Statutory) 
V #1 - Yes - - No (But excluded SH#5)#2
Statutory Holiday SH No - - - - No
Statutory Holiday Adjustment X No - - - - No
Working Day Leave (Full Pay) WL Yes - - - - Yes
Working Day Leave (Full Pay) Adjustment WA - - - - - -
(When No Pay Leave Days read from Leave Module is turned on in Payroll Module Setup)

Remarks
#1 - depending on the check-box Full Pay Wage on Payroll Module Setup, Pay Type Tab 
#2 - also depending on the check-box Statutory Sick Leave Days count working days only on Leave Module Setup, Sick Leave tab
#3 - also depending on the check-box Full Pay Sick Leave Days count working days only on Leave Module Setup, Sick Leave tab
#4 - for consecutive days nature leave, it also consider Pay Days Definition:
  • Daily Salary Based on, when Daily Salary Based on is Weekdays (or Weekdays+SH or Weekdays+PH), it count Weekdays  (or Weekdays+SH or Weekdays+PH) only.
  • Roster Table, if Roster table is not defined, all undefined days are considered as working days.
#5 - unless Statutory Sick Leave Days include Statutory Holiday (in Leave Module Setup, Sick Leave tab) is turned on 

Nature Not Absent is to supplement the attendance record (i.e. to avoid absent) and is counted as regarded days, e.g. Business Trip, Offsite Meeting, Typhoon, Black rainstorm, etc 
Nature Reference have no effect on attendance record and is not counted as regarded days e.g. Meeting Room Booking.

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