Search Legislation

Employment Relations Act 2004

Enforcement notices

310.Section 45 amends section 19 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998. Subsections (1) and (2) make it clear that, while enforcement notices relating to the arrears due must cover all pay periods up to three months before the date of the notice, they need not cover more recent periods.

311.Subsection (3) amends section 19 of the 1998 Act, to make it absolutely clear that a single enforcement notice may relate to more than one worker irrespective of whether the employer’s failure to pay the minimum wage is a previous or ongoing failure.

312.Subsection (4) ensures that these amendments do not have effect in relation to the agricultural minimum wage in Scotland.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enactedversion that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources