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Agricultural Wages Act 1948

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The Agricultural Wages Board and Agricultural Wages Committees

    1. 1.The Agricultural Wages Board for England and Wales

    2. 2.Agricultural wages committees for counties and combinations of counties

  3. Wages and Holidays

    1. 3.Power of Agricultural Wages Board to fix rates of wages, and holidays

    2. 4.Enforcement of wages and holidays orders

    3. 5.Permits to incapacitated persons

    4. 6.Provisions as to learners

    5. 7.Reckoning of benefits and advantages as payment of wages

    6. 8.Power of agricultural wages committee to award additional wages for piece work in certain cases

    7. 9.Provisions as to applications, and c., to agricultural wages committees

    8. 10.Criminal liability of agents and special defence open to employer

    9. 11.Avoidance of agreements in contravention of this Act and saving for other agreements, and c

  4. Supplementary

    1. 12.Officers

    2. 13.Annual reports

    3. 14.Expenses

    4. 15.Evidence of resolutions and orders of the Board and agricultural wages committees

    5. 16.Power to give effect to, and modify, this Act as respects holidays and holiday remuneration

    6. 17.Interpretation

    7. 18.London

    8. 19.Isles of Scilly

    9. 20.Repeal and savings

    10. 21.Short title and extent

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Constitution and Proceedings of the Agricultural Wages Board

      1. 1.The Board shall consist of— (a) eight- persons representing employers...

      2. 2.The Minister shall designate as chairman of the Board one...

      3. 3.At every meeting of the Board the chairman, if present,...

      4. 4.The Minister may appoint a secretary for the Board.

      5. 5.The Board may, in accordance with regulations made by the-Minister...

      6. 6.The proceedings of the Board or of a committee thereof...

      7. 7.The Minister may, by statutory instrument which shall be subject...

      8. 8.There may be paid to the members of the Board...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Combinations of Counties for which Agricultural Wages Committees are to be Initially Established

      1. Counties in England

        1. 1.Bedford and Huntingdon.

        2. 2.Cambridge and Isle of Ely.

        3. 3.Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

        4. 4.Cumberland and Westmorland.

        5. 5.Leicester and Rutland.

        6. 6.Lincoln, Parts of Kesteven and Lincoln, Parts of Lindsey.

        7. 7.Northampton and Soke of Peterborough.

        8. 8.Southampton and Isle of Wight.

        9. 9.Suffolk, East and Suffolk, West.

        10. 10.Sussex, East and Sussex, West.

      2. Counties in Wales

        1. 11.Anglesey and Caernarvon.

        2. 12.Denbigh and Flint.

        3. 13.Merioneth and Montgomery.

        4. 14.Pembroke and Cardigan.

        5. 15.Radnor and Brecknock.

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Constitution and Proceedings of Agricultural Wages Committees

      1. 1.An agricultural wages committee shall consist of persons representing employers...

      2. 2.The members of the committee representing employers and the members...

      3. 3.(1) The chairman of an agricultural wages committee shall be...

      4. 4.At every meeting of an agricultural wages committee the chairman,...

      5. 5.The Minister may appoint a secretary for an agricultural wages...

      6. 6.(1) At a meeting of an agricultural wages committee the...

      7. 7.(1) An agricultural wages committee may, in accordance with regulations...

      8. 8.The proceedings of an agricultural wages committee or of a...

      9. 9.The Minister may, by statutory instrument which shall be subject...

      10. 10.There may be paid to the members of an agricultural...

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      Orders of the Agricultural Wages Board

      1. 1.Where the Board propose to make an order under any...

      2. 2.After considering any such objections the Board may make an...

      3. 3.Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing paragraphs of this Schedule, where...

      4. 4.As soon as may be after the Board have made...

      5. 5.An order of the Board under any provision of this...

      6. 6.Without prejudice to the provisions of this Act as to...

    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

      Enactments Repealed

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