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A. Legislation / Codes of Practice

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The following legislation should be considered when looking at Payment of Wages:

  • Payment of Wages Act, 1991 sets out the ways in which an Employer may legally pay an Employee their wages/salary and also regulates situations in which an Employer may make deductions from wages, or require payments from an Employee. 
  • National Minimum Wage Act, 2000 - sets out to establish a framework supporting the implementation of a national minimum wage and sub minimum rates applicable to Employees.