Commentary

(2) The governing statutory provisions

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(2) The governing statutory provisions

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(2)     The governing statutory provisions

The statutory provisions governing payment of the national minimum wage are to be found in the NMWA 1998 and the National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015 SI 2015/621 as amended from time to time. The Act creates the basic structure of the statutory scheme. Accordingly, it sets out the entitlement to the national minimum wage and the employer's duty to keep records. It also provides for the establishment of the Low Pay Commission and deals with methods of enforcement. However, much of the detail is left to the regulations. So, for example,

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