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II.6.30 UNEMPLOYMENT INDEMNITY (SHIPWRECK) CONVENTION, 1920

The Ratification of Maritime Conventions

Chapter I.6.30

CONVENTION CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT INDEMNITY IN CASE OF LOSS OR FOUNDERING OF THE SHIP, 1920

ADOPTED: Done at Genoa, 15 June 1920
REFERENCE: UNEMPLOYMENT INDEMNITY (SHIPWRECK) CONVENTION, 1920
ENTERED INTO FORCE: 16 March 1923
DEPOSITARY: ILO
SECRETARY: ILO

IMPLEMENTATION

RATIFICATION

Article V

The formal ratifications of this Convention, under the conditions set forth in the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation, shall be communicated to the Director-General of the International Labour Office for registration.

Article VI

As soon as the ratifications of two Members of the International Labour Organisation have been registered with the International Labour Office, the Director-General of the International Labour Office shall so notify all the Members of the International Labour Organisation.

ENTRY INTO FORCE

Article VII

This Convention shall come into force at the date on which such notification is issued by the Director-General of the International Labour Office, and it shall then be binding only upon those Members which have registered their ratifications with the International Labour Office. Thereafter this Convention will come into force for any other Member at the date on which its ratification is registered with the International Labour Office.

Article VIII

Subject to the provisions of Article VII, each Member which ratifies this Convention agrees to bring its provisions into operation not later than 1 July 1922, and to take such action as may be necessary to make these provisions effective.

DENUNCIATION

Article IX

A Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it after the expiration of five years from the date on which the Convention first comes into force, by an act communicated to the Director-General of the International Labour Office for registration. Such denunciation shall not take effect until one year after the date on which it is registered with the International Labour Office.

TERRITORIAL APPLICATION

Article IV

1. Each Member of the International Labour Organisation which ratifies this Convention engages to apply it to its colonies, protectorates and possessions which are not fully self-governing—

  • (a) except where owing to the local conditions its provisions are inapplicable; or
  • (b) subject to such modifications as may be necessary to adapt its provisions to local conditions.

2. Each Member shall notify to the International Labour Office the action taken in respect of each of its colonies, protectorates and possessions which are not fully self-governing.

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