Specific occupations & special groups: Crown employment
The legislation that applies to this page is as follows:
- National Minimum Wage Act 1998, section 36 & 37(2)
Workers engaged in Crown employment, except for the armed forces (NMWM06040), are entitled to the national minimum wage in the normal way.
National minimum wage legislation defines Crown employment as:
- Employment under or for the purposes of a government department (such as a worker of HM Revenue & Customs), or
- Any officer or body exercising functions on behalf of the Crown conferred by statutory provision (such as a worker of the Low Pay Commission).