Commentary

(d) Mariners and offshore workers

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(d) Mariners and offshore workers

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(d)     Mariners and offshore workers

As noted in para [169] above, NMWA 1998 s (1)(2)(b) provides that the minimum wage is payable to those working or ordinarily working in the UK. The reference to the UK in this provision does not include UK territorial waters or areas of sea beyond territorial waters (see Interpretation Act 1978). There are therefore special provisions dealing with mariners and offshore workers:

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    (i)     So far as offshore workers are concerned, such as those working on oil and gas rigs, the National

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