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The Working Time Regulations 1998

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Regulations 13(4), 15(6) and 43

SCHEDULE 2WORKERS EMPLOYED IN AGRICULTURE

1.  Except where, in the case of a worker partly employed in agriculture, different provision is made by a relevant agreement—

(a)for the purposes of regulation 13, the leave year of a worker employed in agriculture begins on 6th April each year or such other date as may be specified in an agricultural wages order which applies to him; and

(b)the dates on which leave is taken by a worker employed in agriculture shall be determined in accordance with an agricultural wages order which applies to him.

2.  Where, in the case referred to in paragraph 1 above, a relevant agreement makes provision different from sub-paragraph (a) or (b) of that paragraph—

(a)neither section 11 of the Agricultural Wages Act 1948(1) nor section 11 of the Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Act 1949(2) shall apply to that provision; and

(b)an employer giving effect to that provision shall not thereby be taken to have failed to comply with the requirements of an agricultural wages order.

3.  In this Schedule, “an agricultural wages order” means an order under section 3 of the Agricultural Wages Act 1948 or section 3 of the Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Act 1949.

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