| Commentary

(a) Generally

| Commentary

I.     Workers' rights under the WTR

(1)     Maximum weekly working time

(a)     Generally

The basic requirements of the WTR SI 1998/1833 setting limits on the maximum average weekly working hours of each worker are imposed by reg 4. It should be remembered that there are exceptions (discussed in more detail below) where reg 4 does not apply by reason of the nature of the work, or because the sector in which the individual works is subject to a separate legal regime and reg 4 is disapplied. In addition, reg 5 provides for individual opt-outs; the requirements for

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