Volume III
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Saturdays to be non-working days.

3. Hours of work to be performed from Monday to Friday.

4. No overtime payment for extra work performed from Monday to Friday in consequence of Saturday not being a working day.

5. Payment of overtime for work on Saturday.

6. Payment of salary to be not less favourable.

7. Every employer to take account of Saturdays for the purpose of annual holidays.

8. Effect of the provisions of this Act.

9. Regulations.

10. Offences and penalties.

11. Offences by bodies of persons.

12. Interpretation.

11 of 1978.

AN ACT to provide for Saturdays not to be treated as working days in Government departments and certain other institutions and for the regulation of the hours of work in such departments and institutions and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 17th February, 1977]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Fuel Conservation Five Day Week Act.

2. Saturdays to be non-working days.

Saturdays shall not be working days in any Government department, public corporation, local authority or trade in which, immediately prior to the relevant date, Saturdays were not or were required not to be working days under any regulation made under section 5 of the Public Security Ordinance or in any other institution or part thereof specified by the Minister by regulation made under this Act, where the Minister considers such regulation necessary or expedient on grounds of national economy or for the better regulation of trade or industry:

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