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The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 No. 3319

Restriction on paying work-seekers' remuneration

8.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), an agency shall not, in respect of a work-seeker whom the agency has introduced or supplied to a hirer—

(a)pay to;

(b)make arrangements for the payment to; or

(c)introduce or refer the hirer to any person with whom the agency is connected with a view to that person paying to, or making arrangements for the payment to,

the work-seeker, his remuneration arising from the employment with the hirer.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply in the case of an introduction or supply of a work-seeker to a hirer where—

(a)(i)the agency is permitted by regulation 26(1) to charge a fee to that work-seeker in respect of that introduction or supply; and

(ii)the agency complies with the provisions of regulation 25 and Schedule 2; or

(b)the hirer and the agency are connected.

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