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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 wages, holidays and other terms and conditions.

    2. 3A. Enforcement.

    3. 4.Enforcement of holidays orders.

    4. 5. Permits to incapacitated persons.

    5. 6. Provisions as to learners.

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

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

    8. 9. Provisions as to applications, &c., to agricultural wages committees.

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

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

    11. 11A.Appointment of officers

  4. Supplementary

    1. 12. Powers of officers

    2. 13. Annual reports.

    3. 14. Expenses.

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

    5. 15A.Information obtained by national minimum wage officers.

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

    7. 17. Interpretation.

    8. 17A.Relationship between this Act and the National Minimum Wage Act 1998.

    9. 18. London.

    10. 19. Isles of Scilly.

    11. 20. Repeal and savings.

    12. 21. Short title and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    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...

      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

      2. Counties in Wales

        1. Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan and West Glamorgan

    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. Orders of the Agricultural Wages Board

      2. 2. Orders of the Agricultural Wages Board

      3. 3. Orders of the Agricultural Wages Board

      4. 4. Orders of the Agricultural Wages Board

      5. 5. Orders of the Agricultural Wages Board

      6. 6. Orders of the Agricultural Wages Board

    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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