CHAPTER 300
REGULATION OF WAGES AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

   ORDERS

      The Wholesale and Retail Distributive Trades Wages Council (Establishment) Order

      The Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Act (Limitation of Application) Order

      The Minimum Wages Board Establishment Order

      The Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Order (2002)

   RULES

      The Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment (Minimum Wage Boards and Wages Councils) Rules

ORDERS

THE WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DISTRIBUTIVE TRADES WAGES COUNCIL (ESTABLISHMENT) ORDER

(Section 6)

G.N. No. 224 of 1966

   1. This Order may be cited as the Wholesale and Retail Distributive Trades Wages Council (Establishment) Order.

   2. There is hereby established a Wages Council (hereinafter referred to as the Wages Council) to perform in relation to the employees specified in the Schedule hereto, the powers and functions specified in that behalf in the Employment Act *.

   3. The Wages Council shall consist of the following members–

   (a)   Independent members–

      (i)   A Chairman.

       (ii)   A Deputy Chairman.

   (b)   Representative Members–

      (i)   Five members to represent employers.

       (ii)   Five members to represent employees.

   4. An Officer of the Ministry of Labour shall be Secretary to the Council.

SCHEDULE

(Paragraph (2))

   Employees employed in the Wholesale and Retail Distributive Trades are from the following categories–

   (a)   the retail supply of goods or merchandise of any description;

   (b)   the wholesale supply of goods or merchandise of any description;

   (c)   operations such as warehousing, storing, packing or clerical or other work which are associated with such retail or wholesale supply,

other than employees employed in the wholesale and retail distribution of motor vehicles.

THE REGULATION OF WAGES AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT (LIMITATION OF APPLICATION) ORDER

(Section 3)

G.N. No. 180 of 1972

   1. This Order may be cited as the Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Act (Limitation of Application) Order, and shall be deemed to have come into operation on the 1st day of July, 1972.

   2. The Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Act *shall not apply to any employee to whom Part IV, V or VI of the Employment Act *does not by virtue of any Order made under section 1 of that Act apply.

THE MINIMUM WAGES BOARD ESTABLISHMENT ORDER

(Section 4(4) and (5))

[24th May, 2002]

G.N. No. 204 of 2002

   WHEREAS pursuant to the provisions of section 4(2) of the Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Act *, power is conferred upon the Minister to issue a notice of intention to establish a Minimum Wages Board:

   AND WHEREAS such notice was published on the 6th day of May, 2002 as Government Notice No. 157 of 10th day of May, 2002, inviting all persons with objections to the proposal to lodge them with the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Labour, Youth Development and Sports within 14 days of the publication of the Notice:

   NOW THEREFORE, I, Prof. Alhaj Juma Athuman Kapuya, Minister for Labour, Youth Development and Sports, do hereby order as follows:

1   Citation

   This Order may be cited as the Minimum Wages Board Establishment Order.

2   Interpretation

   In this Order, unless the context requires otherwise–

   "Board" means the Minimum Wages Board established under section 3 of the Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Act *;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for Labour, Youth Development and Sports.

3   Establishment of the Board

   There is hereby established a board to be known as the Minimum Wages Board.

4   Composition of the Board

   (1) The Board shall consist of the persons specified in the Schedule to this Order.

   (2) All members of the Board shall be appointed by the Minister.

   (3) The office of the Labour Commissioner shall be the Secretariat of the Board.

5   Functions of the Board

   (1) The functions of the Board shall be–

   (a)   to review the minimum wage rates prescribed under the Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Order *;

   (b)   to inquire into and make recommendations on the establishment of basic minimum wage on a national basis in respect of all categories of employment;

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