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HMRC internal manual

National Minimum Wage Manual

Specific occupations & special groups: immigration, detained persons

Relevant legislation

The legislation that applies to this page is as follows:

  • National Minimum Wage Act 1998, section 45B

A detained person at an immigration detention centre does not qualify for the national minimum wage for work performed according to the centre rules.

See also: Prisoners (NMWM06200)