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(1)In the National Minimum Wage Act 1998, in section 31 (offences), in subsection (9), for the words from “on summary conviction” to the end there is substituted—
“(a)on conviction on indictment, to a fine, or
(b)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum”.
(2)In that Act, in section 33 (proceedings for offences), subsections (2) to (5) are repealed.
(3)Nothing in this section (or Part 4 of the Schedule) affects section 31 or 33 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (c. 39) as it has effect for the purposes of—
(a)the Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Act 1949 (c. 30), or
(b)the Agricultural Wages (Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (SI 1977/2151) (N.I.22).
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