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(4) Deductions due to an error of computation

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(4) Deductions due to an error of computation

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(4)     Deductions due to an error of computation

Under ERA 1996 s 13(4) there is no deduction where 'an error of computation' is the reason for the deficiency. Such an error is defined as 'an error of any description on the part of the employer affecting the computation by him of the gross amount of the wages that are properly payable by him'. This clearly excludes underpayments resulting from mathematical errors and means that in such circumstances the worker's only remedy is to sue in contract. As a result, if the worker is still employed, the matter will

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