5.1. (1) For the purposes of this Act, pay equity is achieved in an establishment when every female job class in the establishment has been compared to a job class or job classes under the job to job method of comparison or the proportional value method of comparison, or, in the case of an employer to whom Part III.2 applies, the proxy method of comparison, and any adjustment to the job rate of each female job class that is indicated by the comparison has been made
(2) A pay equity plan that used the proportional value method of comparison shall be deemed to have complied with section 6, as it reads immediately before this section comes into force,
(a) from the date on which the plan is posted if it is posted before Part 1 comes into force by an employer to whom Part II applies; or
(b) from the date on which the plan is prepared if it is prepared before Part 1 comes into force by an employer to whom Part III applies. 1993, c. 4, s. 3.