Explanatory Notes

Agricultural Sector (Wales) Act 2014


30 July 2014

Commentary on Sections

Section 7 – Duty of employers to keep records

39.The Welsh Ministers may make regulations requiring employers of agricultural workers to keep specific records which are relevant to this Act. For example, these records might include wages slips, time sheets, contract of employment and information relating to the holiday leave.

40.If the Welsh Ministers do make regulations under this section, by virtue section 5 of this Act, it will be an offence for an employer not to keep the specific records, or to deliberately make (or allow to be made) false entries in the records. The penalty for this, if convicted, is an unlimited fine.