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(2) Deductions made pursuant to the worker's contract

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(2) Deductions made pursuant to the worker's contract

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(2)     Deductions made pursuant to the worker's contract

For the latest information, see Bulletin 523. As noted above, one of the three situations in which the legislation permits deductions to be made (or payments to be received) is where the deduction is 'required or authorised' by virtue of 'a relevant provision of the worker's contract': ERA 1996 ss 13(1)(a), 15(1)(a). 'Relevant provision' in relation to a worker's contract is carefully defined in s 13(2) so as to embrace:

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    (a)     one or more written terms of a contract, provided the worker has received a copy of the contract from the employer at any time prior to the deduction in question being made or, so far as the receipt of a payment is concerned, prior to the employer receiving the payment in question: ERA 1996 s 13(2)(a) and s

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