National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act 2000
2000 Act No1
Laws of the Federation of Nigeria
An Act to amend the National Minimum Wage Act to provide for a revisedNational Minimum Wage and for purposes connected therewith.
1st day of May 2000
Be it Enacted by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as follows -
1. The National Minimum Wage Act (in this Act referred to as "the Principal Act") as amended, is hereby further amended as set out in this Act.
2. Section 1 of the Principal Act is amended in Sub-section (1) by substituting therefor the following new Sub-section, that is -
as from the commencement of this Act, it shall be the duty of every
employer (except as provided for under this Act) to pay a wage not less than
National Minimum Wage of
3. This Act may be cited as the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act 2000.
I certify that this Act has been carefully compared by me with the decision reached by the National Assembly and found by me to be true and correct decision of the Houses and is in accordance with the provisions of the Acts Authentication Act
Ibrahim Salim. CON
Clerk to the National Assembly
6th day of June 2000
Chief Olusegun Obasabjo. GCFR
President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
7th day of June 2000