General policy statement
The purpose of this Bill is to provide that all persons aged 16 and under who perform labour for remuneration in New Zealand are to be regarded as employees, with all the rights that such status confers.
Clause by clause analysis
Clause 1 is the Title clause.
Clause 2 is the commencement clause and provides for the Bill to come into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.
Clause 3 provides that the Bill amends the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the principal Act).
Clause 4 sets out the purpose of the Bill.
Clause 5 inserts new paragraph (ab) into section 6 of the principal Act.