National Minimum Wage Act 2000


F11 [ Duty of Commission

10B. The Commission in the performance of the functions assigned to it by section 10C shall make recommendations to the Minister regarding the national minimum hourly rate of pay that

( a ) is designed to assist as many low paid workers as is reasonably practicable,

( b ) is set at a rate that is both fair and sustainable,

( c ) where adjustment is appropriate, is adjusted incrementally, and

( d ) over time, is progressively increased,

without creating significant adverse consequences for employment or competitiveness. ]




Inserted (15.07.2015) by National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (22/2015), s. 6, commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:


The section heading is taken from the amending section in the absence of one included in the amendment.