294. Agricultural wages orders.

An agricultural wages order is an order making provision about the minimum rates of remuneration and other terms and conditions of employment for agricultural workers1, but may not include any provision about the pensions2.

An agricultural wages order may, in particular, include provision:

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    (1)     specifying the minimum rates of remuneration to be paid to agricultural workers (including rates for periods when such workers are absent in consequence of sickness or injury);

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    (2)     about any benefits or advantages which, for the purposes of a minimum rate of remuneration, may be reckoned as remuneration in lieu of payment in cash;