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Name: Minimum Wages Act, 2013.
Country: Myanmar
Subject(s): Wages
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2013-03-22
Entry into force:
ISN: MMR-2012-L-90652
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Labour, Myanmar PDF of 2012 Draft Law PDF of 2012 Draft Law (consulted on 2014-07-30)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line President's Office, Myanmar PDF of Act in Burmese PDF of Act in Burmese (consulted on 2014-07-30)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Thai Embassy, Myanmar PDF of unofficial English translation of the Act PDF of unofficial English translation of the Act (consulted on 2014-07-30)
Abstract/Citation: Preamble:
To meet with the essential needs of the workers, and their families, who are working at the commercial, production and service, agricultural and livestock breeding businesses and with the purpose of increasing the capacity of the workers and for the development of competitiveness, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw hereby enacts this law.

Chapter I - Title and Definitions
Chapter II - Forming the National Committee
Chapter III - The Duties and Powers of the National Committee
Chapter IV - Determining the Categories of Work
Chapter V - The Particulars to be Based Determining the Minimum Wage
Chapter VI - Issuing the Notification which Determines Minimum Wage
Chapter VII - The Duties of the Employer
Chapter VIII - The Rights of the Workers Relating to the Minimum Wage
Chapter IX - Assigning Duty to the Inspection Officer, Inspection and Taking Action
Chapter X - Prohibitions and Penalties
Chapter XI - Miscellaneous

Repeals the following:
- The Minimum Wages Act, 1949 (No. 66/49);
- The Agricultural Workers Minimum Wages Act (No. 44/48).
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