Minimum Wage Act 1983

  • This version was reprinted on 5 May 2016 to make a correction to section 14 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
5 Annual review of minimum wages

(1)

The Minister of Labour shall, in each year ending on 31 December, review any minimum rate prescribed pursuant to section 4, 4A, or 4B.

(2)

Following a review under subsection (1), the Minister may, whether in that year or subsequently, make recommendations to the Governor-General regarding the adjustments that should be made to that minimum rate.

Section 5: substituted, on 1 August 1987, by section 3 of the Minimum Wage Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 83).

Section 5(1): amended, on 1 May 2013, by section 5 of the Minimum Wage (Starting-out Wage) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 8).