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In this Act, unless the context requires otherwise—
“1998 Act” (“Deddf 1998”) means the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (c. 39);
“agricultural wages order” (“gorchymyn cyflogau amaethyddol”) is to be construed in accordance with section 3 (but see also section 12(3));
“agricultural worker” (“gweithiwr amaethyddol”) means a person employed in agriculture in Wales, whether or not the whole of the work undertaken by virtue of that employment is undertaken in Wales;
“agriculture” (“amaethyddiaeth”) includes—
the production of any consumable produce for the purposes of a trade or business or any other undertaking (whether carried on for profit or not);
the use of land as grazing, meadow or pasture land;
the use of land for orchards, osier land or woodland;
the use of land for market gardens or nursery grounds;
“consumable produce” (“cynnyrch defnyddiadwy”) means produce grown for consumption or for other use after severance from the land on which it is grown;
“employment” (“cyflogaeth”) means employed under a contract of service or apprenticeship and “employed” (“a gyflogir”) and “employer” (“cyflogwr”) are to be construed accordingly;
“modify” (“addasu”), in relation to an enactment, includes amend or repeal;
“the national minimum wage” (“isafswm cyflog cenedlaethol”) has the meaning given by section 10.
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