Equal Pay Act 1972

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Reprint as at 1 July 2013

Equal Pay Act 1972

Public Act1972 No 118
Date of assent20 October 1972
Commencement20 October 1972


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

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

An Act to make provision for the removal and prevention of discrimination, based on the sex of the employees, in the rates of remuneration of males and females in paid employment, and for matters incidental thereto