Equal Pay Amendment Act 1976

Equal Pay Amendment Act 1976

Public Act1976 No 49
Date of assent14 November 1976


This Act is administered in the Department of Labour.

An Act to amend the Equal Pay Act 1972

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Equal Pay Amendment Act 1976, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Equal Pay Act 1972 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

4 Remuneration of female employees to be increased when rate for male employees increased
  • (1) This subsection added section 6(9) to the principal Act.

    (2) Notwithstanding anything in subsection (1) of this section, no person shall be liable for any offence under section 18 of the principal Act for failing before the passing of this Act to comply with section 6(9) of the principal Act (as added by subsection (1) of this section), if he would not have been so liable if the said section 6(9) had not been enacted.

  • [Repealed]

    Section 5 was repealed, as from 15 May 1991, by section 6(3) Equal Pay Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 25).