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(3) Deductions made with agreement or consent of worker

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(3) Deductions made with agreement or consent of worker

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(3)     Deductions made with agreement or consent of worker

The second situation in which an employer is permitted to make a deduction is where 'the worker has previously signified in writing his agreement or consent to the making of the deduction' (ERA 1996 s 13(1)(b) and see ERA 1996 s 15(1)(b) for the corresponding provision in relation to payments received). This requirement has been construed very strictly.

'Potter v Hunt Contracts Ltd [1992] IRLR 108, [1992] ICR 337, EAT: Mr Potter started employment with Hunt Contracts Ltd on 27 March 1989. Before this

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