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Amendment to the National Minimum Wage Regulations 2017

In virtue of the amendment brought:

(a)          The national minimum wage of every worker of an export enterprise, other than a part-time worker, shall be Rs 8,140 + the additional remuneration of Rs 400 payable under the Additional Remuneration and Other Allowances (2019) Act 2018; and

(b)          The national minimum wage of every other worker, other than a part-time worker, shall be Rs 8,140 + the additional remuneration of Rs 360 payable under the Additional Remuneration and Other Allowances (2018) Act 2017 + the additional remuneration of Rs 400 payable under the Additional Remuneration and Other Allowances (2019) Act 2018. 

Note: The Amendment Regulations has come into effect as from 1st January 2019.