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The Agricultural Labour (Minimum Wages) Ordinance, 1984

( Ordinance NO. XVII OF 1984 )

2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “agricultural labourer” means any person employed in agricultural crop production, but does not include-
(i) a person employed by the Government;
(ii) a person employed in a plantation as defined in clause (iii) of section 2 of the Payment of Wages Act, 1936 (IV of 1936);
(iii) a person who works as a family labourer on monthly wages;
(iv) a person employed by a company registered under the Companies Act, 1913 (VII of 1913), engaged in production and sale of fish or livestock of any kind;
(v) a bargadar as defined in the Land Reforms Ordinance, 1984 (X of 1984);
(b) “wages” means all remuneration which would, if the terms of contract of employment, express or implied, were fulfilled, be payable to a person in respect of his employment or work done in such employment, but does not include any sum paid to such person to defray special expenses incurred by him in respect of his employment.

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