Prisons Act 2007


Amendment of National Minimum Wage Act 2000.

37.— Section 5 of the National Minimum Wage Act 2000 is amended by the numbering of the section as subsection (1) and the insertion of the following subsection:

“(2) This Act does not apply to any non-commercial activity or work engaged in by prisoners under the supervision of the governor or person in charge of the prison concerned, including—

( a) any cleaning or kitchen work or other work relating to the operation of the prison;

( b) activity of an educational, training or work experience nature which is intended to prepare prisoners for their re-integration into society;

( c) the production of goods or services which are—

(i) sold or provided for the purpose of raising funds for charitable purposes or providing facilities for prisoners, or

(ii) disposed of or provided without charge or for a nominal charge.”.