5 Annual review of minimum wages


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


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).