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(5) Agricultural workers

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(5) Agricultural workers

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(5)     Agricultural workers

Agricultural workers are covered by the WTR in the same way as other workers, but because holiday rights are within the scope of agricultural wages orders, the provisions on the determination of when a leave year begins, and on when leave may be taken, are modified by WTR SI 1998/1833 Sch 2, which provides that the leave year for such workers begins on 6 April, or such other date as a relevant agreement, or an applicable Agricultural Wages Order, provides (but see para [61.04] below for the current position in Scotland).

The abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board on 1 October 2013 by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 s 72 potentially

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