Minimum Wage Act 1983

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4 Prescribed minimum adult rate of wages


The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, prescribe a minimum adult rate of wages payable to workers—


who are aged 16 years or older; and


to whom any other minimum rate of wages prescribed under section 4A or 4B does not apply.


A rate prescribed under subsection (1) must be prescribed as a monetary amount.

Section 4: replaced, on 1 May 2013, by section 4 of the Minimum Wage (Starting-out Wage) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 8).