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Scottish Agricultural Wages Board - 2015

DescriptionThe Order contains the detailed legal requirements for the calculation of minimum pay, holidays etc, and has to be written in the precise legal terms required to make the Order enforceable in law. The guidance notes attempt to explain the rules in simpler terms and to answer some of the questions which are most likely to arise.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateOctober 01, 2015


What you need to know about The Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Order (No.63)

ISBN 978 1 78544 558 3
PPDAS 51752

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There is no errata at present.

An addenda was published on 9th March 2016 in the Introduction regarding the National Living Wage.

The pdf and html have both been updated within the document to reflect this change.



1. Important Notes

2. About Wages Order No. 63

3. Rates of Pay

4. Holidays

5. Absences Due to Ill-Health

6. Benefits

7. Miscellaneous Conditions

8. Stable Income Arrangement (SIA)

9. Working Time Regulations 1998

10. Explanatory Notes

11. Members of the Scottish Agricultural Wages Board

Appendix 1 - Statement of Particulars of Employment

Appendix 2 - Sample Time Sheets