|57||Title:||EMPLOYMENT ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||5||Heading:||Duration of contracts of employment||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) Every contract of employment, which is a continuous contract, shall, in the absence of any express agreement to the contrary, be deemed to be a contract for 1 month renewable from month to month.
(2) Notwithstanding that it is proved that a contract of employment is for a period in excess of 1 month such contract shall be deemed to be a contract for 1 month renewable from month to month unless the contract is evidenced in writing signed by each of the parties thereto.
(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, a contract of employment entered into by a manual worker for a period of 6 months or more or for a number of working days equivalent to 6 months or more shall be deemed to be a contract for 1 month renewable from month to month.
(4) Where any contract of employment for a period in excess of 1 month is deemed by virtue of the provisions of subsection (2) or (3) to be a contract from month to month the wages per month shall be such proportion of the total wages agreed under the contract as 1 month bears to the agreed duration of the contract.