Minimum Wage Amendment Order 2019

2019/131

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Minimum Wage Amendment Order 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 17th day of June 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 4B of the Minimum Wage Act 1983 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety made after complying with section 5(2) of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Minimum Wage Amendment Order 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 21 June 2019.

3 Principal order

This order amends the Minimum Wage Order 2019 (the principal order).

4 Clause 6 amended (Minimum training rates)

In clause 6(c)(i), replace “$556.40” with “$566.40”.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 21 June 2019, amends the Minimum Wage Order 2019 to correct an error in the minimum rate payable to a trainee when expressed as a figure to be paid by the week.

Regulatory impact assessment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment produced a regulatory impact assessment on 6 December 2018 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of the principal order.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 20 June 2019.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.