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National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act

National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act 2000

2000 Act No 1

Laws of the Federation of Nigeria



An Act to amend the National Minimum Wage Act to provide for a revised National 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 -


(1) 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 N5,500.00 per month to every worker under his establishment.


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



I Assent


Chief Olusegun Obasabjo. GCFR

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

7th day of June 2000




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