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Agricultural Wages (Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Title and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 2A.Relationship between this Order and the National Minimum Wage Act 1998.

  5. 3.Agricultural Wages Board

  6. 4.Minimum rates of wages

  7. 5.Sick pay

  8. 6.Permits exempting, in certain cases, payment of minimum rate

  9. 7.Complaints as to inadequate payment for piece work where no minimum piece rate has been fixed

  10. 8.Holidays and holiday remuneration

  11. 8A.Enforcement

  12. 9.Penalties and legal proceedings

  13. 10.Regulations

  14. 10A.Appointment of officers

  15. 11.Powers of officers

  16. 11A.Information obtained by national minimum wage officers.

  17. 12.Report

  18. 13.Saving of agreements and customs

  19. 14.Modifications in relation to sick pay, holidays and holiday remuneration

  20. 15.Amendment, repeals and transitional provision


    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. Members

        1. 1.The Board shall consist of— three members appointed by the...

        2. 2.The Head of the Department may designate one of the...

        3. 3.The members of the Board shall hold office for such...

        4. 4.The Department shall pay to members of the Board such...

      2. Proceedings

        1. 5.The Board may act notwithstanding a vacancy in its number....

        2. 6.Subject to the provisions of any regulations, the Board may...

        3. 7.The quorum for a meeting of the Board shall be...

        4. 8.The Board may appoint committees consisting of members of the...

      3. Staff

        1. 9.The Department may appoint a secretary for the Board who...

      4. Finance

        1. 10.The Department shall pay to the Board such sums, up...

      5. Evidence

        1. 11.In any legal proceedings the production of a document purporting...

    2. SCHEDULE 2


      1. 1.Where the Board grants to any worker a permit under...

      2. 2.Where, under Article 5(2)( a) a period of sickness or...

      3. 3.The provisions of Article 9(1) shall have effect as if...

      4. 4.The provisions of Article 9(4), (5) and (6) shall apply...

      5. 5.Article 13 shall have effect with the addition of the...

      1. Schedule 3—Repeals

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