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National Minimum Wage Manual

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Records, Evidence, Powers & Offences: Powers; definition of “relevant premises”

Relevant legislation

The legislation that applies to this page is as follows:

* National Minimum Wage Act 1998, section 14(5)

General

A range of powers NMWM12210 explains the powers of a NMW Officer for the performance of their duties. One of those powers is the power of entry to a “relevant premises”. Relevant premises is defined as any premises which an officer has reasonable cause to believe to be the;

  • premises at which an employer carries on business,
  • premises used by an employer in connection with his business, including any place used, in connection with that business, for giving out work to home workers (NMWM05120), or
  • premises of a person who for the purposes of agency workers (who are not otherwise workers - section 34) is an agent or the principal (NMWM05110).

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