Holidays (Employees) Act, 1939

Penalties for non-payment and recovery of moneys due to workers.

14.—If the employer of a worker fails to pay to such worker any moneys which become payable by such employer to such worker under any provision contained in this Act—

(a) such employer shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to the penalties mentioned in the Schedule to this Act;

(b) such worker may (whether proceedings have or have not been taken under paragraph (a) of this section) recover from such employer such moneys as a simple contract debt in a court of competent jurisdiction.