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(a) Generally

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(3)     Length of night-work

(a)     Generally

The meanings of 'night' and 'night worker' are considered at paras [82][84] above. WTR SI 1998/1833 reg 6 provides that '[an adult] night worker's normal hours of work in any reference period … shall not exceed an average of eight hours for each 24 hours'. As with the 48-hour working week limit, the employer is required to 'take all reasonable steps, in keeping with the need to protect the health and safety of workers to ensure that the limit … is complied with' (reg 6(2)), and it is a

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