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SCHEDULE 9E+W+SWork: exceptions

Part 2 E+W+SExceptions relating to age

The national minimum wage: apprenticesE+W+S

12(1)It is not an age contravention for a person to pay an apprentice who does not qualify for the national minimum wage at a lower rate than the person pays an apprentice who does.E+W+S

(2)An apprentice is a person who—

(a)is employed under a contract of apprenticeship, or

(b)as a result of provision made by virtue of section 3(2)(a) of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (persons not qualifying), is treated as employed under a contract of apprenticeship.