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(1)An agricultural wages order is an order making provision about the minimum rates of remuneration and other terms and conditions of employment for agricultural workers.
(2)An agricultural wages order may, in particular, include provision—
(a)specifying the minimum rates of remuneration to be paid to agricultural workers (including rates for periods when such workers are absent in consequence of sickness or injury);
(b)about any benefits or advantages which, for the purposes of a minimum rate of remuneration, may be reckoned as remuneration in lieu of payment in cash;
(c)requiring employers of agricultural workers to allow such workers to take such holidays and other leave as may be specified in the order.
(3)An agricultural wages order may specify different rates and make different provision for different descriptions of agricultural workers.
(4)An agricultural wages order may not include any provision about the pensions of agricultural workers.
(5)No minimum rate of remuneration may be specified in an order under this section which is less than the national minimum wage.
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