Government Response: The Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2019


1.         Standing Order 21.2(v) – that for any particular reason its form or meaning needs further explanation.


 2.        Standing Order 21.2 (vi) – that its drafting appears to be defective or it fails to fulfil statutory requirements.

The points are accepted.

The Welsh Ministers will ask the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales to review and consider amending the provisions in future agricultural wages orders.

The Welsh Ministers will also consider issuing guidance on how the provisions should be applied.


3.         Standing Order 21.2(vii) - that there appear to be inconsistencies between the meaning of its English and Welsh texts.

The point is accepted. A correction slip will be requested.